• Pendant in the form of a mask, probably reworked from a tube (cong 琮)
  • Pendant in the form of a mask, probably reworked from a tube (cong 琮)

Pendant in the form of a mask, probably reworked from a tube (cong 琮)

Type
Pendant
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: 2.5 x 3.5 x 0.5 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.622
獸面形飾,似由琮後期加工而成
晚商安陽時期(公元前1300-1050年)
中國,疑似河南安陽市
軟玉
高2.5、寬3.5、厚0.5釐米
亞瑟·M·賽克勒贈送
器物編號: S1987.622
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Zhang Naiji 張乃驥 (1899-1948)
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Zhang Mei Chien (1900-1998)
J.T. Tai & Co. (established in 1950)
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Description
Plaque, one side carved with masks, depressed "eyes"; pierced five times; incised details. (Spotty calcification.)
Curatorial Remarks
Unpublished Research
Published References
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