Poem in running-standard script

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1685
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink on gold paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 28.5 x 28.4 cm (11 1/4 x 11 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Ni Can (1627-1688)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Liu Chengchang (1874-1967)
    Mr. Ho Liu (born 1917)
  • Provenance

    To ?
    Liu Chengchang (1874-1967). [1]
    To 1985
    Mr. Ho Liu (b. 1917), Falls Church, Virginia, by gift or inheritance from his father, Liu Chengchang (1874-1967). [2]
    From 1985
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mr. Ho Liu, Falls Church, Virginia. [3]
    [1] Liu Chengchang acquired the object while he was at Macau. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record for further details.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See document dated December 2, 1985, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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