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Figure of a lion

Figure of a lion
Usage Conditions Apply
Date
960-1279
Period
Song dynasty
Type
Sculpture
Metalwork
Medium
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions
H x W: 3.7 x 9 cm (1 7/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1916.394
Previous custodian or owner
Lai-Yuan & Company (ca. 1915 - April 1921) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1916
Lai-Yuan and Company, New York, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lai-Yuan and Company in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 1008, 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.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China
Usage
Not determined