Pendant in the form of a bird

Pendant, profile bird; incised details; pierced; translucent gray. (Very slight calcification on tail; deposits.)

Historical period(s)
Forgery in the style of Western Zhou dynasty, 20th century
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 x 4.6 x 0.4 cm (13/16 x 1 13/16 x 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.629
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

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

Pendant, profile bird; incised details; pierced; translucent gray. (Very slight calcification on tail; deposits.)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Google Cultural Institute
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