Pendant in the form of a bird

Pendant; stylized profile unengraved; pierced; opaque gray-tan. (Calcified.)

Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-ca. 950 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1.8 x 5.2 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.547
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
bird, carving, China, nephrite, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987

Description

Pendant; stylized profile unengraved; pierced; opaque gray-tan. (Calcified.)

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