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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Diam (max.): 0.3 cm (1/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
North Gate of Changsha Tomb, China
Provenance:
From 1935-37 to 1991
John Hadley Cox (1913-2005), Las Vegas, Nevada. [1]
From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John Hadley Cox, Las Vegas, Nevada. [2]
Notes:
[1] The beads were excavated by the donor outside the North Gate at Changsha between September 1935 and August 1937. See Curatorial Remark
5 in the object record.
[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Study Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
John Hadley Cox (1913-2005)
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Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-G-45
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c3f32203-7cb2-4213-abb7-0e52d166264a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-G-45