Ceremonial vessel of the type p’an with inscription in 10 characters

Medium
Bronze
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-B-9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ritual vessel: pan (fragment)

Keywords
casting, China
Provenance

To 1960
Simon Kriger, Washington DC [1]

From 1960
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Simon Kriger, Washington DC [2]

Notes:

[1] The piece arrived from China in a broken condition, and figured in a law suit for damages in shipment. See Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record.

[2] The vessel was purchased from Simon Kriger as a study piece.

Previous Owner(s)

Simon Kriger 1900-1985

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