Disk (bi) with knobs

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Disk shaped with central hole and raised dot pattern over front sufrace. Colorless glass.

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period to Han dynasty, 475 BCE- 9 CE
Medium
White glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.7 x 10.7 x 0.4 cm (4 3/16 x 4 3/16 x 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.257.1
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.257.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Glass
Type

Disk

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Gellatly collection, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Disk shaped with central hole and raised dot pattern over front sufrace. Colorless glass.

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

Non-exclusive license