Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, middle 8th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 74.6 x 165.5 x 25 cm (29 3/8 x 65 3/16 x 9 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1924.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Sculpture

Keywords
China, Daoism, flower, Laozi, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1924
C. T. Loo & Company, New York. [1]

From 1924
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in July 1924. [2]

Notes:

[1] Freer Gallery of Art accession file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

Published References
  • Catalogue of Objects of Chinese Art. pl. 25.
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Century: Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China. 4 vols., London. vol. 4: pl. 438.
  • Sadajiro Yamanaka. To-so seikwa [Selected Relics of T'ang and Sung Dynasties from Collections in Europe and America]. Osaka, 1928-1929. vol. 2, pl. 18a.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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