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Bead

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    3rd century BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, cast and inlaid

  • Museum number:

    C.19I-1947

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Buff yellow, inlaid with one row of 'eyes' made up of 2 concentric rings of blue and white glass, with two rows of dots on top and two rows on bottom

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

3rd century BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glass, cast and inlaid

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm

Object history note

Bought from John Sparks, formerly in the possession of Mrs Christian Holmes

Descriptive line

Cer, China, Han, glass

Materials

Glass

Categories

Personal accessories

Collection

East Asia Collection

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