Classification: Jade

2,338 objects


Pendant in the form of a tiger

A pale green jade stalking tiger, with brown and cream markings. Reported to have been excavated at Anyang. (Slight dirt adhering; excellent condition.) This flat jade plaque represents an animal with only two feet, mushroom-shaped horns, fanged mouth, and a tail. Incised lines articulate the large eye and echo the contours of the horn. Pairs …


Pendant in the form of a fish

Pendant, curved fish; few carved/incised details; pierced twice; translucent green gray, clouded. (Clouds of calcification and spots; interior cracks.)


Ornamental disk

Tube (cong 琮)

Cong; hollow with rectangular body and circular ends; marbled green color. (Top section broken off and rejoined, surface of repair has cement-like adhesion; surface of jade pitted, nicked, hairline cracks; corners have chips; some areas have flecks of silvery or quartz-like element.)