• Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks
  • Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks
  • Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks
  • Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks
  • Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks

Ornament (shi 飾) with face and masks

Classification
Jewelry and Ornament
Maker(s)
Artist: Shijiahe culture 石家河 (ca. 2500-ca. 2000 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 2500 - 2000 BCE
Object Date
ca. 2500 - 2000 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 7.3 × 3.2 × 0.6 cm (2 7/8 × 1 1/4 × 1/4 in)
Origin
China, Middle Yangzi valley, Hubei province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1939.54
人面獸首紋牌飾
新石器時代晚期石家河文化(公元前2500--2000年)
中國長江流域中段,湖北省
軟玉
高7.2、寬3.2、厚0.5釐米
舘購
器物編號:F1939.54
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Wu Collection
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Description
An ornament of reddish nephrite shading to gray green; somewhat translucent; one surface decorated with low relief mostly linear; four holes for attachment.
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
Unpublished Research
Published References
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