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ear-ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1938,0524.238

  • Description

    Earring (one of a pair). Made of filigree gold.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 5thC-6thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 5.6 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    2016 National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage catalogue entries:

    'This intricately crafted gold earring has a top loop linked to a globular ornament and heart-shaped spangles. The round middle is further ornamented with diamond-shaped netting pattern made with granulation. The pendant has multiple heart-shaped layers with granulated borders.'

    '금제 귀걸이 1점이다. 귀에 거는 부분은 가는 고리[세환이식細耳飾]이다. 연결고리 아래에 장식이 2단으로 달려있다. 상단의 장식에는 구형 몸체 위에 누금鏤金 기법으로 마름모 무늬를 연속하여 배치하였다. 하단의 심엽형 장식은 큰 금판 앞뒤로 작은 장식판을 겹치고 판형의 고리로 연결하였다. 심엽형 장식판 테두리는 새김눈테[刻目文]로 마감 처리하여 마치 누금 장식처럼 보이게 하였다.'

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  • Bibliography

    • National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage 2016 Cat. 275; p.355, no.737 bibliographic details
    • 국립문화재연구소 2016 Cat. 275; p.355, no.737 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2010 Oct-2014 Nov , BM, G67
    2014 17 Dec - onwards, BM Galleries, Korea Foundation Gallery, Room 67

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1938

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1938,0524.238


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