Flying Deity

Historical period(s)
Tang or Liao dynasty, 8th-10th century
Jade (nephrite)
H x W: 6.5 x 5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Hugh Scott
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament


apsara, Buddhism, carving, China, Daoism, nephrite, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Smithsonian Year 1985. Washington. p. 104.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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