Pendant in the form of a bat

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Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Medium
Jade with traces of cinnabar
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3 x 4.2 x 1.2 cm (1 3/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.689
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Pendant

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), bat, carving, China, incising, 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

Published References
  • Chinese Jade Animals. Exh. cat. Hong Kong. cat. 16.
  • John Johnston Chan Lai Pik. 5000 Years of Chinese Jade. Exh. cat. San Antonio, Texas, 2011. cat. 21, p. 56.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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