Tubular handle with feline

Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 475-221 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11.3 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm (4 7/16 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Probably Jincun, Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase β€” Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.30
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade
Type

Fitting

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), fan, nephrite, tiger, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1930
C. T. Loo & Company, New York to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

Published References
  • Huang Jun. Heng-chai ts'ang-chien Ku-yu t'u/Hengzhai cang jian gu yu tu: Ancient jades collected and seen by Huang Jun. vol. 2 Beijing. vol. 2: pl. 10, 1.
  • William Charles White. Tombs of Old Lo-yang: A Record of the Construction of a Group of Royal Tombs at Chin-ts'un, Honan, Probably Dating 550 B.C., 1st ed. Shanghai. cat. 309, pl. 124.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei [Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang]. Kyoto. pl. 84, fig. 1.
  • Alfred Salmony. Carved Jade of Ancient China. Berkeley, 1938. pl. 35, no. 4.
  • Mizuno Seiichi. In Shu seidoki to tama [Bronzes and Jades of Ancient China]. Tokyo. pl. 162e.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Carved Jades. The Arts of the East London. pl. 36b.
  • Hai wai i chen [Chinese Art in Overseas Collections]. Taipei, 1985. p. 61.
  • Na Chih-liang. "ηŽ‰ε™¨ι€šε²." Yu ch'i t'ung shih [A General Study of Chinese Jade]. Hong Kong, 1965. p. 64, fig. 83.
  • Chang Wen-chi. "δΈ­ε›½ηŽ‰ε™¨ζ­·δ»£ε²." Chung-kuo yu ch'i li tai shih. Hong Kong, 1978. p. 67.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 104, p. 157.
  • William Charles White. Discoveries Which Surpass Anything Yet Known of Archaic Chinese Jade: Lo-yang Types of Many Colors. vol. 184, no.4951 London, March 10, 1934. p. 372.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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