Ornament in the form of a shell

Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.3 x 4.5 x 2.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.770
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Sculpture
Type

Ornament

Keywords
China, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), nephrite, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

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

Published References
  • John Johnston Chan Lai Pik. 5000 Years of Chinese Jade. Exh. cat. San Antonio, Texas, 2011. cat. 46, p. 81.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum