Ornament

Historical period(s)
Unified Silla period or later, late 7th century or later
Medium
Quartz-chalcedony
Dimensions
H x W: 3.4 x 4.2 cm (1 5/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
Korea
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.482
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Stone
Type

Ornament

Keywords
Korea, Unified Silla period (676 - 935)
Provenance

Reportedly excavated in Korea [1]To 1917Yamanaka & Company, to 1917 [2]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company 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, in the object record). See also, F1917.317.1, Curatorial Remark 5, Louise Cort, July 8, 2010, in the object record.[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.[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)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum