• Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird
  • Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird
  • Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird
  • Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird

Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird

Classification
Jewelry and 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: 9.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (3 3/4 x 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Origin
China, Middle Yangzi valley, Hubei province
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.677
立鳥形笄首
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9.5、寬1.3、厚1.3釐米
亞瑟 M. 賽克勒贈送
器物編號:S1987.677
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
Handle, peg-shaped, carved owl on one end, tapered to bottom; drilled near center front to back; opaque mottled greens. (Calcified partially [?]; deposits.)
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Curatorial Remarks
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