A Recumbent tiger

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Previous custodian or owner
Li Wenqing 李文卿 (ca. 1869 - 1931) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1916
Li Wenqing (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Li Wenqing, in New York, in 1916 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 6611, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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
F1916.694a-b
Topic
tiger
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Crystal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.9 x 6.9 x 6.1 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture