Reportedly excavated at Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea To 1917Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 Notes: According to information provided by Yamanaka and Company (see Curatorial Remarks, H.E. Buckman, 1964, and Louise Cort, July 21, 2010, and July 23, 2010, in the object record). See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.  See note 2. 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
Gold ear pendants of similar design have been recovered from tombs in the area of the former Kaya kingdom in Southeastern Korea.
- Collection Area(s)
- Korean Art
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