Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206-220 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite with diopside)
Dimensions
H x W: 3.6 x 7.1 cm (1 7/16 x 2 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.173
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), nephrite
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Alfred Salmony. Chinese Jade Through the Wei Dynasty. New York, 1963. pl. 28, fig. 1.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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