195458
 
Object is on Display
New Search

Belt Hook

Object Number:
83-21-2
Current Location:
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
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.
Length:
27.3cm
Width:
2.9cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

You may also be interested in these objects:



See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

Select objects to add to My Finds list using



Clear List Next - View List
My Finds