• Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask

Pendant with 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: 9.9 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm (3 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.837
獸面紋飾
晚商安陽時期(公元前1300-1050年)
中國,疑似河南安陽市
軟玉
高9.9、寬3.2、厚2.2釐米
亞瑟·M·賽克勒贈送
器物編號: S1987.837
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
A grayish green jade archer's bow end with black markings. The upper part has the form of a feline head with capped horns. The spirals behind it and a line parallel to and below the mouth occur on one side only, presumably because the other side was hidden by the bow. There is a perforation behind the eyes. (Surface veins and pits; flaws; clouding; soil adheres behind ears.)
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