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Asian Art

Ritual Disk (Bi)

3rd–2nd century B.C.E.

Jade (nephrite)

3/8 × 5 1/4 in. (0.95 × 13.34 cm)
Gift of the family of Lotta and Edward H. Hume
2014.105.3
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Warring States period (475–221 B.C.E.) or W. Han (206 B.C.E.–8 C
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Edward H. Hume (1876–1957); Hume Family by descent; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.