Pendant in the form of a dragon

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Pendant; profile animal; carved and pierced; green and opaque creams. (Mostly calcified; chipped; pitted at edge; heavy cinnabar deposits.)

Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 x 4.6 x 0.6 cm (1 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.523
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Pendant

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), carving, China, dragon, nephrite, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Description

Pendant; profile animal; carved and pierced; green and opaque creams. (Mostly calcified; chipped; pitted at edge; heavy cinnabar deposits.)

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

Copyright with museum

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