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At A Glance

  • Period

    1644-1911
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Sillimanite
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.1 x 1.8 cm (2 3/8 x 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.54
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.54

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Li Wenqing 李文卿 (ca. 1869-1931) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Provenance

    To 1917
    Li Wenqing (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 [1]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Li Wenqing, in New York, in 1917 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1142, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Voucher No. 18, December 1916.
    [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.
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
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