Garment hook

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze with gilding, inlaid with turquoise
Dimensions
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)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1951.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), gilding, inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
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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