Carved openwork panel with hibiscus and long-tailed bird

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th-19th century
Medium
Wood with lacquer, gold, and mineral pigments
Dimensions
H x W: 99.4 x 11.7 cm (39 1/8 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1918.140
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element
Type

Architectural sculpture

Keywords
bird, Edo period (1615 - 1868), hibiscus, Japan
Provenance

To 1918
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1918 [1]

From 1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1918 [2]

From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1382, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source) 1917 - 1965

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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