Pendant (pei) in the form of a stag

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Historical period(s)
Early Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 10th century BCE
Medium
Muscovite (massive sericite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 x 8.5 x 0.4 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.872
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
animal, carving, China, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Jenny F. So Emma Bunker. Traders and Raiders on China's Northern Frontier. Exh. cat. Seattle, 1995. pp. 110-111.
  • John Johnston Chan Lai Pik. 5000 Years of Chinese Jade. Exh. cat. San Antonio, Texas, 2011. cat. 23, p. 58.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum