Tomb model of a stove

Historical period(s)
Eastern Han dynasty, early 1st-early 3rd century
Medium
Earthenware with vestiges of copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 14 x 46 x 21.6 cm (5 1/2 x 18 1/8 x 8 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1979.42a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Tomb model: stove

Keywords
Carl Whiting Bishop collection, China, earthenware, Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220), Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), tomb, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1934
Freer Gallery of Art, acquired by Carl Whiting Bishop sometime during his expeditions in China between 1923 and 1934.

Notes:

[1] The object was transferred from the Freer Study Collection (Bishop Collection) to the permanent collection in August 8, 1974. See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office. Also see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

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