Garment hook

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze with gilding, inlaid with turquoise
Dimensions
H x W x D: 21.7 x 1.7 x 2.9 cm (8 9/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1951.6
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), gilding, inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Fritz Low-Beer

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 57, p. 108.
  • Paul Pelliot. L'Edition Collective des Oeuvres de Wang Kouo-wei. Series 2, vol. 26 Leiden, 1928-1929. pp. 113-182.
  • William Charles White. Tombs of Old Lo-yang: A Record of the Construction of a Group of Royal Tombs at Chin-ts'un, Honan, Probably Dating 550 B.C., 1st ed. Shanghai. pl. 55.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum