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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Guangxi province, China
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5 x 8.9 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Small Han / early Six Dynasties light blue glass bowl with surface fractures and one minor loss, recovered from Changsha.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    John Hadley Cox (1913-2005)
  • 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]
    [1] The object was 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.
  • Origin

    Guangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
  • Type

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