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Temple lion
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Temple lion

Temple lion

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49 x 27 x 30.3 cm (19 5/16 x 10 5/8 x 11 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture, Stone
Origin:
China
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907), temple, China, Chinese Art, guardian lion
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
618-907
Period:
Tang dynasty
Accession Number:
F1913.138
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1913 Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1913 [1] From 1913 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1913 [2] From 1920 The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 481, 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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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