Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Octagonal Sticks

Period:
Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)
Date:
2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Cannel coal
Dimensions:
L. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.605.100a, b
Not on view
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber , New York (until 1994; donated to MMA)
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