Garment hook

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou to Western Han dynasty, 300-200 BCE
Medium
Bronze with turquoise inlay and gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.8 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm (3 7/16 x 7/8 x 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.412
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
casting, China, dragon, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), gilding, inlay, Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Ancient Chinese Bronzes and Chinese Jewelry: An exposition of Chinese craftsmanship in the field of metal-work, which is comparable to the best of its kind in the world. Exh. cat. Toledo. cat. 56.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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