Huang arc pendiant 谷纹玉璜 - ROM2016_14995_2

ROM2016_14995_2

Huang arc pendiant 谷纹玉璜

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: China
Date: early 5th-late 3rd Century BC
Period: Eastern Zhou period Warring States period
Dimensions:
2.9 x 13.1 cm
Object number: 933.23.88
Credit Line: Bishop William C. White Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionThe pendent in arch-shape was used as a component of suspended ornaments. It is of medium green and semi-translucent stone highly polished along the edges. Its shallow steps are cut into the edges: six along the top, one at each end and four on the inner edge. Both faces are decorated with 3 rows of low relief spirals, a conical perforation in the centre in the top row of spirals. 玉质青色,半透明,有土沁。整体扁平弧形,内外缘出脊,两面阴刻谷纹。通体打磨光润,中部靠上有一穿孔。(Gu Fang)
Collection:
China
Browse Categories:Sacred & Ceremonial
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