String of coral, gold and amber beads

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Coral, gold and amber beads
Dimensions
H (overall): 62.8 cm (24 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.690
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Beads

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner in 1907 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 6612, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, there is no record of where this object was purchased.

[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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum