Plaque in the form of a tiger

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Jade
  • Dimension

    H x W: 11.5 x 21.5 cm (4 1/2 x 8 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1968.37
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1968.37

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer ((1875-1959) and (1887-1970))
  • Provenance

    From at least 1929 to 1968
    Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), New York, Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY, from at least January 12, 1929 [1]
    From 1968
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Agnes E. Meyer in 1968 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer lent the jade to an exhibition in Berlin in 1929, see Ausstellung Chinesischer Kunst Veranstaltet
    von der Gesellschaft für Ostasiatische Kunst und der Preußischen Akademie der Künste Berlin, exh. cat. (Berlin, January 12 – April 2, 1929), cat. 220 (ill.).
    [2] See Agnes E. Meyer’s Deed of Gift, dated July 24, 1967, where the object is listed as no. 23 in the document’s Annex, copy in object file. The object was accessioned to the Freer Gallery’s collection in 1968.
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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