06 août 2017

Oval plaque ornament, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE)

Oval plaque ornament, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE). Nephrite. W. 1 1/2 in x L. 2 5/8 in, W. 3.8 cm x L. 6.7 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J755 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. This elegant oval plaque is very similar in both shape and decoration to an example found at a late Spring and Autumn period tomb at Taiyuan, Shanxi province. Pieces of similar shape have also been found in Anhui province and in the tomb of the Marquis Yi of Zeng. The major... [Lire la suite]
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