Bead in the form of an animal

citation

Small seated animal figure with pug face. Perforation through body. Amber color.

Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1.5 x 1.6 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.263.2
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.263.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Bead

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

Small seated animal figure with pug face. Perforation through body. Amber color.

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

Non-exclusive license