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Catalog Data

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 3.7 × 0.2 cm (3 1/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Changsha or Kingdom of Chu, possibly Hunan province, China
Date:
475 BCE-9 CE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty or Western Han dynasty, Warring States period
Provenance:
From 1935–37 to 1991
John Hadley Cox (1913–2005), Las Vegas, NV [1]
From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John Hadley Cox, Las Vegas, NV [2]
Notes:
[1] The pieces were excavated by the donor outside the North Gate at Changsha between September 1935 and August 1937. See Curatorial Remark 3 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)
Topic:
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Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
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Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-G-48a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye386a805d4-1495-434e-adbf-9b910dd8f0e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-G-48a-b