Musical chimestone with dragon decoration

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, Chime: 1716; stand and box: 19th-20th century
Nephrite with gold; rosewood stand
H x W x D: 28.2 x 50 x 1 cm (11 1/8 x 19 11/16 x 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of William S. Weedon
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Musical Instrument


China, dragon, Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Hong Kong, October 23, 2005. lot 417.
  • February 28, 1980 auction catalogue. New York, February 28, 1980. lot 371.
  • John Finlay. The Chinese Collection: Selected Works from the Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, FL. .
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Carved Jades. The Arts of the East London. pl. 85.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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