• Ornament (shi飾) with mask
  • Ornament (shi飾) with mask
  • Ornament (shi飾) with mask

Ornament (shi飾) with mask

Classification
Jewelry and Ornament
Maker(s)
Artist: Longshan culture 龍山 (ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3000 - 1700 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3000 - 1700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 4.6 x 4.1 x 1.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1953.9
人面形飾
新石器時代晚期龍山文化(公元前3000--1700年)
中國
軟玉
高4.6、寬4.1、厚1.6釐米
舘購
器物編號:F1953.9
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Alice Boney (1901-1988)
Description
Very light translucent greenish nephrite ornament mask. Carved in relief and incised. Reverse pierced with six holes for fastening, and a central hole running from top to bottom.
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
Unpublished Research
Published References
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