Circular Disk (Bi)

Chinese
Western Han dynasty
1st century B.C.


Object Place: China

Dimensions

5.9 cm. diameter of disc; 2.0cm. diameter of perforation

Accession Number

12.971

Medium or Technique

Jade, nephrite

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 273)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual objects

Provenance

Bought by Mr. Okakura in Peking, May 1912.

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund