Wine cup (erbei) with geometric decoration

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Historical period(s)
Qin or early Western Han dynasty, late 3rd-early 2nd century BCE
Medium
Red and black lacquer on wood core
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 16.3 x 12.7 cm (1 15/16 x 6 7/16 x 5 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.1008
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Lacquer
Type

Ear cup

Keywords
China, Paul Singer collection, Qin dynasty (221 - 206 BCE), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum