Yamanaka and Company, New York to 1915 
From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1915 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 541, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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
Statuette: Avalokitesvara (Guanyin).
Surface: gilded and covered with a green patina and earth incrustation.
The top knot of the figure includes a small figure of a seated Buddha.
- Published References
- Osvald Siren. Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century: Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China. 4 vols., London. pl. 419b.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum