Garment hook

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Bronze with gilding, inlaid with turquoise
H x W x D: 21.7 x 1.7 x 2.9 cm (8 9/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork

Garment hook

black and white inlay, casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), gilding, inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • William Charles White. Tombs of Old Lo-yang: A Record of the Construction of a Group of Royal Tombs at Chin-ts'un, Honan, Probably Dating 550 B.C., 1st ed. Shanghai. pl. 55.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 57, p. 108.
  • Paul Pelliot. L'Edition Collective des Oeuvres de Wang Kouo-wei. Series 2, vol. 26 Leiden, 1928-1929. pp. 113-182.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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