Ornament with masks

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Ornamental carving in high and low relief slightly damaged at top apparently by calcination.

Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Marble
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.6 × 5 × 2.6 cm (3 3/8 × 2 × 1 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1948.23
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Stone
Type

Ornament with relief decoration

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), China, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Fritz Low-Beer

Description

Ornamental carving in high and low relief slightly damaged at top apparently by calcination.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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