• Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask
  • Head ornament with mask

Head ornament with mask

Classification
Jewelry and Ornament
Maker(s)
Artist: Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 5.5 x 6.6 x 0.7 cm (2 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 5/16 in)
Origin
China, Lake Tai region, purportedly found at Anxi, Zhejiang province
Notes
purportedly found at Anxi, Zhejiang province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1917.380
人面紋頭飾
新石器時代晚期良渚文化(公元前3300--2250年)
中國太湖地區,傳浙江安溪出土
軟玉
高5.5、寬6.6、厚0.7 釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1917.380
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (C.L. Freer source) (late 19th-early 20th century)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Ornament; small rounded plaque with straight base; obverse slightly convex; reverse slightly concave with three double perforations; mottled olive green and yellowish tan; profuse white incrustation; decoration: carved in low relief, a stylized face worn smooth, with only the eyes and mouth discernible.

Acquired with a box, now lost.
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
Unpublished Research
Published References
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