Disc (Bi)

Period:
Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)
Date:
2nd century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sir Joseph Hotung Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.286
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm E. McPherson , San Francisco (early 1970s–2008; to Christie's; sale, Christie's, New York , March 19, 2008, lot 479; to MMA