Garment hook with openwork depiction of a tiger

Historical period(s)
Late Eastern Han dynasty or Period of Division, early 1st-late 6th century
Bronze with gilding
H x W x D: 3.9 x 13 x 2.7 cm (1 9/16 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork

Garment hook

casting, China, Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220), gilding, Period of Division (220 - 589), tiger, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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