Tomb lamp in the form of a seated figure holding a child

Historical period(s)
Eastern Han dynasty, 2nd century
Medium
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 22.7 x 9.8 x 9.6 cm (8 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.332
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tomb lamp

Keywords
child, China, earthenware, Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220), man
Provenance

To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1315, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum