Buddhist apsara playing a zither

Previous custodian or owner
Hayashi Tadamasa 林 忠正? (French (born Japan), 1853-1906) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1903
Hayashi Tadamasa (1853-1906), Paris and Tokyo, to 1903 [1]
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the Hayashi sale, through Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, in 1903 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Reserved Wood Carving List, R. 5304, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also the object record for F1903.284.
[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.

Object Details

Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 55.9 x 20.5 x 0.9 cm (22 x 8 1/16 x 3/8 in)
Type
Furniture and Furnishing