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: Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

Stemmed wine cup with floral scrolls

Historical period(s)
Early or mid-Tang dynasty, late 7th-early 8th century
Cast bronze with chased and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
6.1 x 5.2 cm
China, Shaanxi province, Probably Xi’an
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1911
Ta Ge Shang, Beijing and Shanghai, to 1911 [1]1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Shang in 1911 [2]

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


[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 225, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Ta Ge Shang
On View Location
Freer, Gallery 16: Silk Road Luxuries from China
Metalwork, Vessel
casting, chasing, China, punching, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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