Two crested birds on a branch; autumn leaves

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Previous custodian or owner
Riu Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1909
Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Album List, pg. 31, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.
[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.
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18th century
Period
Qing dynasty
Accession Number
F1909.249h
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Artist
Formerly attributed to Zhao Boju (ca. 1120s-ca.1162)
Topic
bird
autumn
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W: 23.4 x 21.8 cm (9 3/16 x 8 9/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Album
Painting