Keywords: serpentine

18 objects
S1987.449

Harvesting knife (hu 笏)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.449

The object is of commanding size. It is trapezoidal in shape. The lower edge is marked by slightly diminished thickness, but it does not become a true cutting edge. The sides too, which are serrated to form flanges, are thinned out leaving the central area as almost a relief panel. Here the decoration, identical on …

F1919.52

Fitting?

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1919.52

Object in form of oval rod surmounted by thick semicircular knob; mottled tones of reddish brown partially covered with gray and cream areas of incipient disintegration; decoration: carved in low relief, a chevronlike form on each side of the knob; surface smooth and lustrous. Acquired with a box, now lost.

S2012.9.255

Tube (cong)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.255
S2012.9.164

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.164
S2012.9.163

Tube (cong)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.163
S2012.9.138

Ring

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.138