Garment hook (daigou) in the form of a Chinese lute with lozenges and scrolls

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period to Han dynasty, 3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze with silver inlay
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.3 x 12.1 x 7.8 cm (1/2 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4531
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), Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), inlay, Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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