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Object Number: 83-21-2
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Warring States
Date Made: Warring States
Early Date: -475
Late Date: -221
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Turquoise
Technique:Inlaid
Cast
Iconography:Dragon
Length: 27.3cm
Width: 2.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1983

Description

Bronze belt hook. Body and animal-shaped hook were probably originally two separate pieces but possibly from same period. Body is long arching strip with abstracted double-headed dragon motif in silver, gold and turquoise inlay. Two buttons on back side. Green patina on back side. Curving hook end with animal head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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