Box with silver cover

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 3 x 6.6 cm (1 3/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1929.5a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Metalwork
Type

Box

Keywords
China, engraving, punching, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

To 1929
Yamanaka & Co., New York [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka & Co., New York in January, 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. 1917 - 1965

Published References
  • Jenny F. So. Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 3 New York, 1995. p. 40, fig. 55.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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