Finial with two dragons

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Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, probably late 2nd-1st century BCE
Medium
White glass and bronze with gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.3 x 3.5 x 2.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.264.19
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.264.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornamental tube

Keywords
China, dragon, Gellatly collection, Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license