Pendant in the form of a female dancer

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 475-221 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 x 3.5 x 0.5 cm (3 3/16 x 1 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Geography
China, Probably Jincun, Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1938.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
carving, China, dance, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), incising, nephrite, woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1938
C.T. Loo & Company, New York from at least May 7, 1938 [1]

From 1938
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on June 21, 1938 [2]

Notes:

[1] See "List of objects owned by C. T. Loo, New York [and] at the Gallery for examination," with an annotation that the object was delivered by Mr. Shaw and received on May 7, 1938, copy in object file.

[2] See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated June 21, 1938, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum