Ornament

citation

Gilt-metal pendant in the shape of a carp or dragon-fish with a tiger claw inlay.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1850 - 1920
Medium
GIlt-metal and tiger claw
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 6.8 x 0.8 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 5/16 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
RLS1997.48.4234
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Pendant

Keywords
carp, chasing, China, dragon, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), repousse, tiger
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Gilt-metal pendant in the shape of a carp or dragon-fish with a tiger claw inlay.

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

Copyright with museum