Garment Hook in the Form of a Fish
On View: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)
Bronze inlaid with gold, silver, mineral or glass
206 B.C.E.-221 C.E.
2 × 2 1/8 × 7 in. (5.1 × 5.4 × 17.8 cm)
mount (dimensions as installed): 6 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 5 in. (16.5 × 16.5 × 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
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Garment Hook in the Form of a Fish, 206 B.C.E.-221 C.E. Bronze inlaid with gold, silver, mineral or glass, 2 × 2 1/8 × 7 in. (5.1 × 5.4 × 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 51.137. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 51.137_SL1.jpg)
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Bronze belt hook in the form of a fish. Tail terminates in animal head hook. Spiral and parallel curve designs.
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