Earring 云纹玉玦 - ROM2015_14863_17


Earring 云纹玉玦

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: China
Date: early 5th-late 3rd Century BC
Period: Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period
3.6 x 4.1 cm
Object number: 960.241.44
Credit Line: The Dr. James M. Menzies Collection
Not on view
DescriptionVery thin slotted plaque of yellow-green, translucent jade is utilized with dull finish on reverse. On obverse side carved with slightly concave, in patterns of S-curved and spiral bands with additional single and double-line curls – a traditional yun cloud motif. It exists somewhat shakily incised borders. A small part of edge was chipped away, and portions were rejoined and restored. 玉质黄绿色,半透明,有灰白色沁。略呈椭圆形,片状,一侧有切口。一部分残缺,修复;一部分外廓崩残。两面纹饰相同,内外有廓,表面阴线雕琢勾连云纹。(Gu Fang)
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