Reportedly excavated at Sianfu, Shensi 
Duanfang (1861-1911) 
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai to 1919 
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1919 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record states: "Said to have been in the collection of Viceroy Tuan Fang and excavated in Hsi-an, Shansi."
 See note 1.
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1423, pg. 339, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 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
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts'ung [cong] 琮, projecting collar at both ends; semitranslucent, pale green and pale pinkish cream. (Cracks and chips.)
Acquired with a box, now lost.
- Published References
- J. Keith Wilson, Jingmin Zhang. Jades for Life and Death. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
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CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
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