Tomb lining tile

Historical period(s)
Wei kingdom, Period of Division, 220-265
Medium
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 38.2 x 38.5 x 6.3 cm (15 1/16 x 15 3/16 x 2 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.55
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tile

Keywords
China, earthenware, horse, man, Period of Division (220 - 589), tomb, Wei kingdom (220 - 265), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1967 to 1968
Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY [1]

From 1968
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Agnes E. Meyer, 1968 [2]

Notes:

[1] The object is included in Agnes E. Meyer’s Deed of Gift, listed as no. 39 in the document’s Annex, dated July 24, 1967, copy in object file.

[2] See Agnes E. Meyer’s Deed of Gift, cited in note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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