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

Ornament (shi 飾) with mask

Type
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: 7.9 x 4.5 x 0.7 cm (3 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in)
Origin
China, Middle Yangzi valley, Hubei province
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.276.2
Collection
Long-term loan
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.276.2
人面紋牌飾
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7.9、寬4.5、厚0.7釐米
長期借展于史密森美國藝術博物館;約翰·格萊特利贈送
器物編號:LTS1985.1.276.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
Bar-shaped ornament with two-sided mask above and animal mask below; face with fangs pointing both up and down and two rows of teeth; round-eyed mask with one row of teeth; biconically perforated round ear holes flank the face; light green jade with white and gold clouding; traces of calcification on top.
Curatorial Remarks
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