Garment hook

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 2nd-early 3rd century
  • Geography

    Korea
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6 x 9.7 cm (2 3/8 x 3 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.528
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.528

Object Details

  • Provenance

    Reportedly excavated at Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea [1]
    To 1917
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [2]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [3]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
    Notes:
    [1] According to information provided by Yamanaka and Company (see Curatorial Remarks, H.E. Buckman, 1964, and Louise Cort, July 21, 2010, and July 23, 2010, in the object record).
    [2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [3] See note 2.
    [4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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