Bracelet

citation

Tubular shaped bracelet carved to show two dragon heads meeting face to face. Colorless glass.

Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 B.C.-220 CE
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.8 x 8.8 x 0.8 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.258.1
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.258.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Bracelet

Keywords
China, Gellatly collection, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Tubular shaped bracelet carved to show two dragon heads meeting face to face. Colorless glass.

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

Non-exclusive license