Unknown owner, China, to 1907 
S. Hayashi, Kyoto, Japan, acquired in 1907 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from S. Hayashi in Japan in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record, Charles Lang Freer noted: "Mr. Hayashi, a leading dealer in Kyoto, from whom I bought this jar in 1907, told me that it came direct to him from China the same year."
 See note 1. Also, see Original Bronze List, S.I. 28, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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)
S. Hayashi (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
- Published References
- Sueji Umehara. On the Shapes of the Bronze Vessels of Ancient China: An Archaeological Study. Toho Bunka Gakuin kyoto kenkyujo kenkyu hohoku, vol.15 Kyoto. pl. 19, fig. 1.
- Sueji Umehara. Shina kodo seikwa (Selected Relics of Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Collections in Europe and Asia). 3 vols., Osaka. pl. 136.
- Dr. John Alexander Pope, Rutherford John Gettens, James Cahill, Noel Barnard. The Freer Chinese Bronzes. Oriental Studies Series, vol. 1, no. 7 Washington. cat. 84, p.457, fig. 84.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum