Ornament in the shape of a coin

Historical period(s)
Joseon period or Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
Diam x D: 2.7 x 0.4 cm (1 1/16 x 3/16 in)
Geography
Korea or China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.473
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornament

Keywords
연옥, 조각, 조선 시대(1392-1910), 중국, 청 왕조(1644-1911), 한국
Provenance

Reportedly excavated at Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea [1]To 1917Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [2]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [3]From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]Notes:[1] According to information provided by Yamanaka and Company (see Curatorial Remarks, Louise Cort, April 5, 2010, and Louise Cort, July 23, 2010, in the object record).[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [3] See note 2.[4] 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)
Chinese Art, Korean Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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