Gilt bronze belt hook

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou to Western Han dynasty, ca. 3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.4 x 9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.82
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), Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mathias Komor 1909 - 1984

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 69, p. 117.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei (Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang). Kyoto. p. 43, pl. 75, fig. 3.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum