• 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: 10.4 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (4 1/8 x 5/8 x 5/8 in)
Origin
China, Middle Yangzi valley, Hubei province
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
S1987.930
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10.4、寬1.6、厚1.6釐米
亞瑟 M. 賽克勒贈送
器物編號:S1987.930
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
Jade handle has bird with delicate features etched onto surface. Bird has incised eyes, beak, legs and claws with crossed wings circling around back of handle. (Spotty calcification with brownish-colored areas on bottom. Straight brown line on chest of bird.)
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