- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Desmond Gure 1905 - 1970
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
A grayish jade musical instrument base, with green and fawn markings, of semicircular form carved with a central prong; top engraved with two masked heads: one surrounded by multiple lines in the form of wings, the underside with semicircular hole pierces as if to hold strings. (One pit in surface; few tiny nicks.)
- Published References
- Kwang-chih Chang. The 'Meaning' of Shang Bronze Art. vol. 3, no. 2, Spring 1990. p. 14.
- et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 35, p. 79.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum