Sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, June 12, 1984, Sale #5198, lot 62: “Unusual Archaic Bronze Socketed Axe (Chu).” 
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997), Summit, New Jersey. 
From 1997 to 1999
In the custody of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler. 
 See auction catalogue for the Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York Sale, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, June 12, 1984.
 See object record.
 Between 1997 and 1999, The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art was in the custody of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC
 See “The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art Gift Agreement” from March 1999, Collections Management Office. The object was formally accessioned into the museum’s permanent collection in 2012.
- Previous Owner(s)
Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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