Ornament

Ornament; thick, irregular slab in tiger form, with tail coiled into spiral under body; perforation in mouth, on spine and in fore paws bend under body; mottled gray and shades of dull brown; decoration: incised, archaistic features and designs on body.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 18th century
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W: 7.8 x 15.9 cm (3 1/16 x 6 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.245
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornament

Keywords
carving, China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), tiger
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Ornament; thick, irregular slab in tiger form, with tail coiled into spiral under body; perforation in mouth, on spine and in fore paws bend under body; mottled gray and shades of dull brown; decoration: incised, archaistic features and designs on body.

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