06 août 2017

Bird-shaped fitting, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE)

Bird-shaped fitting, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE). Nephrite. L. 1 1/8 in x W. 1 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J807 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. The majority of jades from the late Spring and Autumn period and early Warring States period are some form of personal adornment. Many are parts of the elaborate pendants which were the fashion of the time, while others were hairpins (#40), and, at a slightly later date, elements of belthooks. During the... [Lire la suite]
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