Scabbard ornament: slide

Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE-9 CE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W: 6.2 x 2.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1914.68
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Weapon and Armament
Type

Weapon: scabbard slide (zhi)

Keywords
China, dragon, nephrite, Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)
Provenance

To 1914
Huang Zhonghui (ca. 1870-after 1923), New York, to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Huang Zhonghui in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 525, pg. 151, 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
Huang Zhonghui (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1870-after 1923

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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