Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang in 1916 
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1015, pg. 218, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 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 Owner(s) and Custodian(s)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Wang Jiantang (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century
Ceremonial implement; comb shaped blade with one semicircular beveled edge, one straight edge; five conical perforations; semitranslucent; broadly mottled green, cream, and golden tans; circular saw marks. (Broken and mended; irregularities and strata cracks.)
Acquired with a box, now lost.
- Published References
- J. Keith Wilson, Jingmin Zhang. Jades for Life and Death. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
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