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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Jade
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 5.8 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1987.878
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1987.878

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1959
    Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), Shanghai, China, London, England, Montreal, Canada, New York, NY, and Ridgefield, Connecticut
    [1]
    From 1963 to 1987
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, New York, purchased from the Bahr Collection in 1963 [2]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler on September 11, 1987 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] According to information provided by the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, October 9, 2009.
    [2] See #371:
    "Standing monkey. White robe," on list provided by the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, October 9, 2009, copy in object file.
    [3] Pursuant to the agreement between Dr. Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Magic, Myths, and Minerals: Chinese Jades from the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (August 23, 2003 to January 29, 2006)
    Monsters, Myths and Minerals (September 28, 1987 to November 26, 1995)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Abel William Bahr (1877-1959)
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Jewelry and Ornament
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