Chair

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Former owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1916
Yamanaka & Company, to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1916 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 926 B, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, object record for F1916.362. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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)
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
Wood with black lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 99 x 61 x 48.6 cm (39 x 24 x 19 1/8 in)
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China
1644-1911
Period
Qing dynasty
Type
Furniture and Furnishing
Accession Number
F1916.757