Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 5th-4th century BCE
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W: 4.6 x 7.5 cm (1 13/16 x 2 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1949.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
carving, China, dragon, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • China: Inside the Dragon. vol. 213, no. 5, special issue. Washington, May 2008. cover.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 97, p. 151.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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