Ornament (shi)

Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 1st BCE- 1st CE
Medium
Bone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.7 x 5 x 2.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.885
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornament

Keywords
China, dragon, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
George Aristedes Eumorfopoulos (1863-1939), London, England. [1]

To 1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), New York. [2]

From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Arthur M. Sackler, New York. [3]

Notes:

[1] See object file. See also Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

George Aristedes Eumorfopoulos 1863-1939
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

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