Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th century BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite), gold
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 12.6 x 2.5 x 2.6 cm (4 15/16 x 1 x 1 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase β€” Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1954.120
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
carving, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), nephrite, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Sueji Umehara. Chugoku kodai no hoshoku taiko [Ancient Chinese Jeweled Garment Hooks]. no. 11 Osaka, September 1953. pl. 1.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 23, vol. 1: p. 155.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 20.
  • Na Chih-liang. "ηŽ‰ε™¨ι€šε²." Yu ch'i t'ung shih [A General Study of Chinese Jade]. Hong Kong, 1965. p. 38, fig. 45.2.
  • Chang Wen-chi. "δΈ­ε›½ηŽ‰ε™¨ζ­·δ»£ε²." Chung-kuo yu ch'i li tai shih. Hong Kong, 1978. p. 63.
  • Ch'en Jen-t'ao. Chin Kuei lun ku ch'u chi [Essays on Chinese Antiquities in the Chin Kuei Collection with Explanations]. Hong Kong. p. 90.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 55, p. 106.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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