• 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: 3.7 x 7 x 0.5 cm (1 7/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China, Middle Yangzi valley, Hubei province
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.276.3
Collection
Long-term loan
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.276.3
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3.7、寬7、厚0.5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:LTS1985.1.276.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
Flat plaque ornament with semi-human face; almond-shaped eyes; wide mouth revealing fangs pointing up and down and one row of teeth; biconically perforated round earrings flank the face; ornate nose design; light green jade with traces of calcification below.
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