Disk (bi) with knobs

citation

Disk shape with central hole and raised dot pattern covering front surface. Bluish-green glass.

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period to Han dynasty, 475 BCE- 9 CE
Medium
Green glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12.1 x 12.1 x 0.6 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.257.2
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.257.2a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Glass
Type

Ceremonial object

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 shape with central hole and raised dot pattern covering front surface. Bluish-green glass.

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

Non-exclusive license