Black lacquer on wood core with carved and pigment and gold filled (kuancai) decoration
H x W x D: 216.5 x 50.1 x 606.5 cm (85 1/4 x 19 3/4 x 238 3/4 in)
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), qin, China, Kangxi reign, lettering, Chinese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1906 Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1906  From 1906 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at Bunkyo Matsuki Collection Sale, American Art Association, New York, NY, in 1906  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  Undated folder sheet note. See Original Screen and Panel List, S.I. 122, pg. 33, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.  See note 1.  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.
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