<em>Garment Hook</em>, 475-221 B.C.E. Bronze, inlaid with gold and turquoise, 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim, 68.185.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.185.11_top_PS4.jpg)

Garment Hook

Medium: Bronze, inlaid with gold and turquoise

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:475-221 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)


Accession Number: 68.185.11

Image: 68.185.11_top_PS4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold inlay in circles and diagonals. The hook of the buckle is in the shape of a snake or a bird's head. Condition: The bronze itself has a brownish patination but is covered in some spots by a heavy green patination. Traces of bronze disease. Chip on the edge near the bottom and a small chip on the neck of the animal about one inch from the head.

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