Figure: frog

image for Figure: frog
Former 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.
Topic
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
frog
China
Chinese Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Turquoise
Dimensions
H x W: 2.1 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in)
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China
1644-1911
Period
Qing dynasty
Type
Sculpture
Stone
Accession Number
F1912.54