Flying Deity

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Historical period(s)
Tang or Liao dynasty, 8th-10th century
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W: 6.5 x 5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Hugh Scott
Accession Number
F1985.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornament

Keywords
apsara, Buddhism, carving, China, Daoism, nephrite, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Senator and Mrs. Hugh Scott

Published References
  • Smithsonian Year 1985. Washington. p. 104.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum