• Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask
  • Pendant with mask

Pendant with mask

Classification
Jewelry and Ornament
Historical period(s)
Forgery in the style of Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-950 BCE, 20th century
Object Date
20th century
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 6 x 9.1 x 0.4 cm (2 3/8 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.889
獸面紋飾
20世紀仿西周(公元前1050-950年)風格
中國
軟玉
高6、寬9.1、厚0.4釐米
亞瑟·M·賽克勒贈送
器物編號:S1987.889
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
This jade plaque is in the form of a monster mask, placed at the center of the composition. The stylized horns and the remaining elements of the composition are arranged symmetrically on either side of the central mask. Incised lines, some of them oblique, define the monster mask and decorate the surface of the plaque. Some of the perforations are joined to form an openwork pattern. All of these perforations are arranged symmetrically. (Few slight nicks in edge; calcification evident on reverse.)

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