Pendant (pei) in the form of a mask (taotie)

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 13th-11th century BCE
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm (1 15/16 x 7/8 x 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.732
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
carving, China, mask, 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
Desmond Gure 1905 - 1970

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

Copyright with museum