Head to dancing figure on Chinese stone sculpture (F1924.2)

Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 10th-11th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11.5 x 6.8 x 6.8 cm (4 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Albert E. Gallatin, New York, N.Y.
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1944.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddhism, China, dance, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1944
Albert Gallatin, New York to 1944 [1]

From 1944
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Albert Gallatin in 1944 [2]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office. Also see Curatorial Remarks, Eleanor Radcliffe, 1984, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Albert Gallatin

Published References
  • Grace Dunham Guest, Archibald Gibson Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 7.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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