Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mystery ball
  • China
  • mystery ball, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ivory
  • Object Diameter: 76 mm
    Object Diameter: 3 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Warren H. Cole
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0238

Carved ball with dragons and flaming pearl inside star-like geometric ball.