Garment hook (daigou) in the shape of a bird

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period to Qin dynasty, the second half of the 3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2.5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 1/2 x 1 in)
Geography
China, Probably Shaanxi province
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
RLS1997.48.962
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
bird, casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), gilding, Paul Singer collection, Qin dynasty (221 - 206 BCE), Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum