Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang in 1916 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1026 C, pg. 223, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object is one of a group of nine beads that were purchased together (F1916.384 and F1916.759- .766).
 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) and Custodian(s)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Wang Jiantang (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century
Roughly cylindrical bead form with longitudinal perforation irregularly and conically bored from both sides leaving slight median ridge; broadly mottled brown, golden tan, and greenish gray; surface smooth except for small pits. (Old smoothed break on rim.) One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759 to F1916.766.
Acquired with a box, now lost.
- Published References
- J. Keith Wilson, Jingmin Zhang. Jades for Life and Death. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
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