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Tomb jar
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Tomb jar

Tomb jar

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 31.5 x 22.8 cm (12 3/8 x 9 in)
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E. - 220 C.E.), Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220), funerary, China, earthenware, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Accession Number:
F1902.199
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1902 Yamanaka & Company, to 1902 [1] From 1902 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1902 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1175, 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. [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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