19 objects
F1939.6

Finial in the form of a bird

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1939.6
<p>Flat, thin ornament of translucent, gray green nephrite with whiter areas; a bird in profile silhouette with details defined by double grooves on both surfaces; two holes for suspension.</p>
RLS1997.48.2896

Button

https://asia.si.edu/object/RLS1997.48.2896
S1987.480

Finial in the form of a human hybrid

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.480
<p>Human head pendant with incised bird body; pierced; translucent gray. (Deposits; otherwise good condition.)</p>
S1987.535

Finial in the form of a bird

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.535
<p>Flat, arc-shaped pendant with a bird presented in profile. A series of regularly incised lines and serrations embellish the angular crest that rises from the birds head. Those angular forms are echoed in the chevrons on the hooked beak. A bolder series of lines, some of them raised, articulate the furled wing and pendant tail. &#8230;</p>
S1987.669

Finial in the form of a bird

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.669
<p>Pendant, curved, profile bird forms in low relief; pierced area near one end; translucent green with brown clouds. (Clouds of calcification; broken and re-polished one end [?]; chip.)</p>
S1987.719

Ornament in the form of a bovine head

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.719
<p>A realistic bovine head with concave back. Carved in almost full relief. Incised eyes and nostrils. (Earth and cinnabar adhere.)</p>
S1987.882

Finial in the form of a human hybrid with dragon

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.882
<p>The elongated jade piece was decorated identically on both sides, tapering to a pointed tang. The primary motif, stretching its entire length, is a humanoid figure with legs that end in large birds claws just above the tang. Sprawled along his back is a dragon. (Largely calcified; crack runs through midsection [old repair?]; nicks in &#8230;</p>