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Decoration ( with figures). Made of bronze. Dimensions: Width: 5 inches Time: Han Dynasty. 206BC-220

Decoration ( with figures). Made of bronze. Dimensions: Width: 5 inches Time: Han Dynasty. 206BC-220

Jade dragon Neolithic, Hongshan Culture(6000-5000 BC) Height 26.3cm, Width 29.3cm Excavated in 1971 from Sanxingtalacun, Ongniud Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Jade dragon Neolithic, Hongshan Culture(6000-5000 BC) Height 26.3cm, Width 29.3cm Excavated in 1971 from Sanxingtalacun, Ongniud Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Bronze Tiger Tally of Yangling Mausoleum Qin Dynasty (221-206BC?) By National Museum of China

Bronze Tiger Tally of Yangling Mausoleum Qin Dynasty (221-206BC?) By National Museum of China

“Cai Hou Shen” Bronze Fanghu (wine vessel) Spring and Autumn Period (770–403 BC), Cai State Unearthed from tomb of Cai Hou at Shouxian, Anhui Province, 1955  This hu was commissioned by Cai Hou Shen (ruler of Cai State). By National Museum of China

“Cai Hou Shen” Bronze Fanghu (wine vessel) Spring and Autumn Period (770–403 BC), Cai State Unearthed from tomb of Cai Hou at Shouxian, Anhui Province, 1955 This hu was commissioned by Cai Hou Shen (ruler of Cai State). By National Museum of China

In 1976, archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, discovered in Xiaotun village an intact royal tomb which belonged to Fu Hao, one of the consorts of King Wu Ding.  A number of small jade owls were found in her tomb, together with a pair of large bronze wine vessels (zun) made in the shape of standing owls (figs. 6 & 7). These two vessels are among the most impressive bronzes ever discovered at Yinxu. They bear a close resemblance to the…

In 1976, archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, discovered in Xiaotun village an intact royal tomb which belonged to Fu Hao, one of the consorts of King Wu Ding. A number of small jade owls were found in her tomb, together with a pair of large bronze wine vessels (zun) made in the shape of standing owls (figs. 6 & 7). These two vessels are among the most impressive bronzes ever discovered at Yinxu. They bear a close resemblance to the…

vase Zun zoomorphe (chouette) en bronze provenant de la tombe de la dame Fu Hao

vase Zun zoomorphe (chouette) en bronze provenant de la tombe de la dame Fu Hao

FU HAO'S JADES  This jade was probably several hundred years old when Lady Hao acquired it.  Members of the Shang elite often collected precious objects that had been transmitted from ancient times.

FU HAO'S JADES This jade was probably several hundred years old when Lady Hao acquired it. Members of the Shang elite often collected precious objects that had been transmitted from ancient times.

Victorian Gold Etruscan Revival Mourning Pendant Locket Seed Pearls Rose Gold | eBay

Victorian Gold Etruscan Revival Mourning Pendant Locket Seed Pearls Rose Gold | eBay

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