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Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell

Chinese, Qing dynasty, dated 1902

Dimensions

Overall: 64 x 66 cm (25 3/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

1991.104

Medium or Technique

Ink on red silk with painted dragon background in gold and silver

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Calligraphy