You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1917 
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1917 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1306, 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)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; projecting squared collar with rounded corners at both ends; perforation conically bored leaving irregularities in interior; sand colored with traces of gray and reddish brown; white incrustation; decoration: channeled and incised, grooves and bands; advanced decomposition leaving rough granular surface and obliterating most of the decoration except on one side. (Breaks and extensive surface erosion.)
Acquired with a box, now lost.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
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