Tongue amulet in the form of a cicada (hanchan)

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Glass
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 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
RLS1997.48.2532
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Glass
Type

Mortuary object

Keywords
carving, China, cicada, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), Paul Singer collection
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