06 août 2017

Circular ornament (huan), China, Warring States Period

Circular ornament (huan), China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE). Nephrite. T. 3/16 in x Diam. 2 1/4 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J760 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. Examples of the traditional repertoire of ritual objects of the Neolithic period, such as bi and cong, are very rare in excavated materials from the Shang dynasty to the beginning of the Warring Sates period. Changes in ritual and burial practice, and new attitudes toward the material... [Lire la suite]
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