Sword hook (jian gou)

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 5th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Bronze with gold and silver inlay
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.2 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.438
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Sword hook (jian gou)

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 150, p. 242.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum