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Figurine

Type
Buddhist sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimension(s)
H x W: 5.5 x 3.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1894.34a-b
Description
Figurine: Front half, hollow; a perforated pin at the back for attachment.
Surface: much worn; black patina.

To 1894
Unidentified owner, Iida, Japan, to 1894 [1]

From 1894 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner in Iida, Japan, in 1894 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Bronze List, R. 5102, 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.

Former owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Keyword(s)
anjali mudra, Buddhism, casting, Japan
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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