Disk (bi) with knobs (fragment)

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Flat glass piece with curved top and bottom edge. Raised bead pattern across front surface with two perforations in upper corners.

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period to Han dynasty, 475 BCE-9 ACE
Medium
White glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.2 x 5.4 x 0.3 cm (7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.264.31
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.264.31
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

Flat glass piece with curved top and bottom edge. Raised bead pattern across front surface with two perforations in upper corners.

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

Non-exclusive license