Ornament: dragonfly (in fragments)

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, 12th-13th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Diam: 2.1 cm (13/16 in)
Geography
Korea
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1916.753
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Ornament

Keywords
casting, dragonfly, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), Korea
Provenance

To 1916Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1916 [1]From 1916 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1916 [2]From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 998, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum