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Zither string anchor (sexianrui)

Medium:
Bronze with green material, gold and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.2 x 4 cm (1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
206-1 BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.2344
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fd579d61-4de5-400b-9ce7-528b73c7b4a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2344

Pair of Zither Fittings (sexianrui)

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam (1): 5.5 x 4.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
late 3rd-late 1st century BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.1833.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34fd4e629-c582-447a-8b1c-a62665be132e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.1833.1-2

Zither string anchor (sexianrui)

Medium:
Bronze with green material, gold and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.2 x 4 cm (1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
206-1 BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.414
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fd579d61-4de5-400b-9ce7-528b73c7b4a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.414

Pair of Zither Fittings (sexianrui)

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam (1): 5.5 x 4.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
late 3rd-late 1st century BCE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.419.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34fd4e629-c582-447a-8b1c-a62665be132e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.419.1-2

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