string(23) "edanmdm:fsg_FSC-G-47a-d" Four pendants in the form of faceted rings - National Museum of Asian Art

Four pendants in the form of faceted rings

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At A Glance

  • Period

    475-221 BCE
  • Geography

    Changsha or kingdom of Chu, Possibly Hunan province, China
  • Material

    Glass
  • Dimension

    Diam x D (a): 2 × 0.3 cm (13/16 × 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    FSC-G-47a-d
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_FSC-G-47a-d

Object Details

  • Description

    Four small Chinese glass rings; three in good condition, one considerably decomposed.
  • 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 rings were excavated by the donor outside the North Gate at Changsha between September 1935 and August 1937. See Curatorial Remark 2 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)
  • Origin

    Changsha or kingdom of Chu, Possibly Hunan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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