Pair of hair ornaments

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A pair of metal single-prong (zan 赞) hairpins with phoenix (fenghuang 凤凰) decorative heads.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1): 21.6 x 4.5 x 1.9 cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 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
RLS1997.48.4262.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Headdress ornament

Keywords
chasing, China, inlay, Paul Singer collection, phoenix, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), wirework
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

A pair of metal single-prong (zan 赞) hairpins with phoenix (fenghuang 凤凰) decorative heads.

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

Copyright with museum