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Cap for acupuncture needle case (set with F1917.538)

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    Korea
  • Material

    Gilt silver
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5.6 x 1.3 cm (2 3/16 x 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.539
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.539

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1917
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Miscellaneous List, S. I. 1270, Freer Galley of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] 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
  • Exhibition History

    Rediscovering Korea’s Past (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Korean Ceramics of the Koryo Dynasty (May 9, 1993 to August 7, 2011)
    Korean Art (May 9, 1993 to January 29, 1997)
  • 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

    Container
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
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