Figurine

Figurine: Front half, hollow; a perforated pin at the back for attachment.
Surface: much worn; black patina.

Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.5 x 3.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1894.34a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
anjali mudra, Buddhism, casting, Japan
Provenance

To 1894
Unidentified owner, Iida, Japan, to 1894 [1]

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner in Iida, Japan, in 1894 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Bronze List, R. 5102, Freer Gallery 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Figurine: Front half, hollow; a perforated pin at the back for attachment.
Surface: much worn; black patina.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum