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Body for acupuncture needle case (set with F1917.539)
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Body for acupuncture needle case (set with F1917.539)

Body for acupuncture needle case (set with F1917.539)

Medium:
Gilt silver
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 6.9 x 1.3 cm (2 11/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork, Container
Origin:
Korea
Topic:
crane, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), medicine, medicine, Korea, silver, Korean Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Accession Number:
F1917.538
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1917 Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1917 [1] From 1917 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Miscellaneous List, S. I. 1270, Freer Galley 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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