Figure: frog

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Previous custodian or owner
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1912
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), London, to 1912 [1]
From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Abel William Bahr, London, in 1912 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 362, pg. 108, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) was a collector and dealer born in Shanghai, China. After he left Shanghai in 1910, he lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
[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.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
1644-1911
Period
Qing dynasty
Accession Number
F1912.54
Topic
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
frog
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Turquoise
Dimensions
H x W: 2.1 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture
Stone