The Celestial Worthy Taiyi, Who Delivers from Suffering
- Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)
- Historical period(s)
- Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century
- Ink and color on silk
- 94.5 x 45.8 cm
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
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Yamanaka & Company, to 1904 
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Original folder sheet note. Also see Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 490, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
 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.
- Previous Owners
- Yamanaka and Co.
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, Daoism, lion, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), vitarka mudra, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
- Collection(s) Area
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum