Chimera with Rider

Historical period(s)
Eastern Han dynasty, ca. 25-220
Medium
Pale yellowish-green jade with grey-brown patches
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.1 x 13.9 x 3.8 cm (3 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
chimera, China, Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Desmond Gure 1905 - 1970
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Published References
  • Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobard. Chinese Art: Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics. The Universe Library of Antique Art 4 vols., , 1st ed. London and New York. .
  • Jessica Rawson. Chinese Jades from the Neolithic to the Qing. Exh. cat. London. fig. 73.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Carved Jades. The Arts of the East London. pl. 63.
  • Bo Gyllensvard. Celadon, Jade: Finds, Specimen, Scientific Results; Exhibition. Exh. cat. Stockholm, May-June 1963. cat. 16.
  • Desmond Gure. Some Unusual Jades and Their Dating. vol. 33 London. pls. 38, 44.
  • Chinese Jade Animals. Exh. cat. Hong Kong. cat. 42.
  • unknown title. no. 36 Stockholm, 1963. pl. 9-1a, b.
  • The Connoisseur. London, May 1963. p. 43.
  • Jessica Rawson John Ayers. Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: An Exhibit. Exh. cat. London. cat. 177, 67, p. 13.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution. Exh. cat. Washington, August 11 - November 5, 1984. p. 74.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 69, p. 113.
  • Les Trois Reves du Mandarin. Exh. cat. Brussels. cat. 107, p. 128.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum