• Pendant in the form of a mask
  • Pendant in the form of a mask
  • Pendant in the form of a mask

Pendant in the form of a mask

Classification
Jewelry and Ornament
Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Object Date
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 4 x 3.4 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.515
獸面形飾
晚商安陽時期(公元前1300-1050年)
中國,疑似河南安陽市
軟玉
高4、寬3.4、厚0.5釐米
亞瑟·M·賽克勒贈送
器物編號: S1987.515
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959)
Edna H. Bahr (died 1978)
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Description
Triangularly shaped mask carved with abstract design; pierced twice; greenish tan. (Mostly calcified; deposits; bottom side rough; old depression top left; nicks at top and bottom edges; pitting.)
Curatorial Remarks
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