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Belt Hook

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

2nd century BCE

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G214
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Gilt bronze with blue glass inlay
Size: 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 15/16 in. (2.1 x 16 x 2.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Western Han dynasty, 2nd century BCE
Physical Description: gilt bronze with three rectangular shaped blue glass inlay across front of main body; dragon head hook at end, three bands at oppostie end; has own mount
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.72.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009