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Seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Duzhai

Seal of Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997): Duzhai
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Artist
Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Date
1971
Period
Modern period
Type
Stone
Tool and Equipment
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2.5 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (1 x 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of the Xie Family
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1998.76.24
Previous custodian or owner
Xie Zhiliu 謝稚柳 (1910-1997)
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922)
Provenance
From 1971 to 1997
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), commissioned carving from Wu Zijian in 1971 [1]
From 1997 to 1998
Chen Peiqiu (born 1922), widow of Xie Zhiliu [2]
From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Chen Peiqiu in 1998 [3]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remarks, Joseph Chang, May 1, 1998.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China