Dark blue hourglass-shaped ear plug

citation

Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 1.9 x 1.3 cm (3/4 x 1/2 in)
Geography
China, North Gate of Changsha Tomb
Credit Line
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-G-51
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass
Type

Earplug

Keywords
China
Provenance

From 1935-37 to 1991
John Hadley Cox (1913-2005), Las Vegas, Nevada. [1]

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John Hadley Cox, Las Vegas, Nevada. [2]

Notes:

[1] The object was excavated by the donor outside the North Gate at Changsha between September 1935 and August 1937. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

John Hadley Cox 1913 - 2005

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum