20 objects

Tapered pendant

<p>Ornament; long, four sided pendant with a blunt end and a small perforated projection at top; translucent gray mottled with orange brown and a deep area of opaque dull brown showing decomposition. (Slightly chipped.)</p>

Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜)

<p>Thin plaque of the type huang ; roughly semicircular with two conical perforations; closely mottled shades of light to dark browns; satin smooth surface. (Broken in four pieces and mended.)</p>

Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜), made from a disk (bi 璧)

<p>Semi circular plaque of the type huang ; inner curve conically bored; obverse: closely mottled olive and yellow greens with golden brown roughened areas near outer rim; reverse: mottled yellow browns with traces of greens, surface roughened and discolored with incipient disintegration; four functional holes. (Rim chipped and worn.) Acquired with a box, now lost.</p>

Tapered pendant

<p>Pendant; in form of slender four-sided stylus, tapering to a pointed top with a small perforation; translucent, yellow green with golden brown streaks and veinings, dark brown at both ends; decoration: incised, horizontal lines at either end of each plane. Acquired with a box, now lost.</p>

Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜)

<p>Ornament: type huang ; small flat plaque with oval upper edge and straight base with curved notch in center; mottled pale yellow green and cream; reverse covered with white incrustation; two functional holes conically bored from both sides; irregularities in cutting, two saw marks. Acquired with a box, now lost.</p>

Tapered pendant

<p>Implement: Fid for untying knots; long three-sided object tapering to a point at each end, perforation near top bored from both sides; translucent, gray green with scattered mottlings of orange brown; one long and two shorter tool marks. (Old smoothed chip near top.) Acquired with a box, now lost. (Jenny F. So, from Jade Project &#8230;</p>

Pendant in form of a mask

<p>The main element of the design of this ornamental pendant is a pair of &#8220;eyes,&#8221; drilled from the front, with perforated slits for eyebrows, and a swirling series of gently undulating curves. Below the eyes are seven sets of paired, pointed, teeth-like projections. Extending from the sides are symmetrically curved and hooked elements. The top &#8230;</p>

Arc-shaped pendant, with added decoration

<p>A grayish jade musical instrument base, with green and fawn markings, of semicircular form carved with a central prong; top engraved with two masked heads: one surrounded by multiple lines in the form of wings, the underside with semicircular hole pierces as if to hold strings. (One pit in surface; few tiny nicks.)</p>