Medium: Cast and hammered silver with chased and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions: H x W: 6.4 x 7.8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/16 in)
Credit Line: Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Provenance: 1930 ; Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1930  ; From 1930 ; Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Boston in 1930  ; Notes: ;  Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office. ;  See note 1.
Accession Number: F1930.51
Previous custodian or owner: Yamanaka and Co.
Origin: Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
Period: Early Tang dynasty
Data Source: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery