Pendant in the form of a tiger

citation

Pendant; crouching animal; looped tail; pierced jaw; translucent gray with brown stains. (Some calcification; flaw-cracks, old nicks, chips; deposits.)

Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1.2 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 2 1/4 x 5/8 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.553
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, nephrite, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), tiger, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Frank Caro 1904-1980
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Description

Pendant; crouching animal; looped tail; pierced jaw; translucent gray with brown stains. (Some calcification; flaw-cracks, old nicks, chips; deposits.)

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

Copyright with museum

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