Chinese suanpan


Accession Number: 1999.79

Description: The frame and beads of the abacus are made of wood. There is decorative gold metal trim on the corners and the sides of the frame. The beads have a diameter of approximately 5/8 in. There are 11 columns of beads; 2 above the wooden bar and 5 below. A metal label attached to the frame has Chinese characters and has the following printed in English "Diamond" and "Made In China."

Height: 4.375

Width: 8.5

Depth: 1

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: China

Subjects: Abacus Arithmetic. Mathematical instruments.

Dimension Notes: overall

Material: Wood, metal

Updated: 04/23/2014