China's Artistic Legacy; The Gold Treasure

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China's Artistic Legacy addresses the largest of the collections in the Freer Gallery of Art; this article focuses on some of the highlights. The Gold Treasure details the history of nine objects purchased by Freer in 1909 from the treasure cache usually referred to as The Gold Treasure.


  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Freer Gallery of Art


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Two separate articles contained in this issue are devoted to Charles L. Freer.

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Apollo Vol. vol. 118, no. 258 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


August 1983


  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Chinese Art Collection
  • Gifts
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art objects
  • Art--History

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pp. 127-35; 180-82

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