Two decorated fragments

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou to Western Han dynasty
Medium
Amber (?)
Dimensions
H x W (a): 1.3 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-O-45a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Fragments

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)
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] 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 from John Hadley Cox, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

John Hadley Cox 1913 - 2005

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

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