Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 5th-4th century BCE
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W: 7.5 x 5.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.151
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade
Type

Plaque

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1916
Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1916 [1]

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1916 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 888, pg. 195, 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
Lai-Yuan & Company (C.L. Freer source) ca. 1915-April 1921

Published References
  • Alfred Salmony. Carved Jade of Ancient China. Berkeley, 1938. pl. 49, no. 2.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 76, p. 131.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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