Ring fitting

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Historical period(s)
Western Han dynasty, late 3rd-1st century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 1 x 6.6 cm (3/8 x 2 5/8 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
RLS1997.48.409
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Ring

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

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Published References
  • New Frontiers in Global Archaeology (Quan qiu hua bei jing xia kao gu xue xin qian yan): Defining China's Ancient Traditions (jie du Zhongguo gu dai chuan tong). New York, 2008. pp. 359-384.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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