Garment hook

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 B.C.-220
Medium
Bronze, glass, and gold; cast, incised, inlaid, and gilded
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.7 x 26 x 4.5 cm (1 7/8 x 10 1/4 x 1 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.269
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.269.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
casting, China, Gellatly collection, gilding, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), inlay
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license