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Dagger Handle

Type
Dagger handle
Historical period(s)
Date unknown
Medium
Bone
Dimension(s)
7.9 x 3.7 x 2.8 cm
Geography
Indonesia, Java
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.294

To 1906
Unidentified owner, Java, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Java from an unidentified owner in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Wood List, R. 5363, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, this object was purchased in Java as a lot of five [F1906.291-.295].

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Weapon and Armament
Keyword(s)
Indonesia
Collection(s) Area
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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