Garment hook (daigou)

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 1st century BCE-3rd century CE
Medium
Bronze with gold, silver and turquoise inlay
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (4 15/16 x 1 x 1 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.447
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Garment hook

Keywords
casting, China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), 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. 164, p. 247.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum