Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-771 BCE
Medium
bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.3 x 7 x 6.8 cm (2 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Robert W. Bagley
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-B-608
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Fitting

Keywords
casting, China, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
Provenance

To mid-1970s
Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc., East Dennis, Massachusetts. [1]

From mid-1970s to 1998
Private collection, Princeton, New Jersey, purchased from Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc., East Dennis, Massachusetts in the mid-1970s. [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of an anonymous donor, Princeton, New Jersey. [3]

Notes:

[1] According to an email from donor, the donor purchased item “from an auctioneer named Robert Eldred somewhere on Cape Cod”. See email dated February 26, 1998, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. See also Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Acquisition Consideration Form and the Deed of Gift, copies in object file, Collections Management Office. According to an email from donor, the donor purchased item “from an auctioneer named Robert Eldred somewhere on Cape Cod”. See email dated February 26, 1998, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. See also Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Robert W. Bagley
Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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