Cowrie shell

citation

Historical period(s)
Date unknown
Medium
Shell
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 2.9 x 2.1 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 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
S2012.9.471
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Exchange Media, Natural Material
Type

Shell

Keywords
China, cowrie shell, Paul Singer collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum