Disk (bi) with knobs

Disk shaped with central hole and raised dot pattern over front sufrace. Colorless glass.

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period to Han dynasty, 475 BCE- 9 CE
White glass
H x W x D: 10.7 x 10.7 x 0.4 cm (4 3/16 x 4 3/16 x 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.257.1
Long-term loan
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceremonial Object, Glass

Ceremonial object: disk (bi)

China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Gellatly collection, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance information is currently unavailable

Disk shaped with central hole and raised dot pattern over front sufrace. Colorless glass.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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