Decorative fitting for an ornamental comb

Maker(s)
Artist: Forgery in the style of the Neolithic Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
20th century
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.8 x 5.7 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/16 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
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.121
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Head ornament

Keywords
carving, China, forgery, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), nephrite, Paul Singer collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum