Head ornament

Historical period(s)
Period of Division, 4th century
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.8 x 7.9 x 6 cm (1 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.800
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Ornament

Keywords
carving, China, Period of Division (220 - 589), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

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

Published References
  • Alfred Salmony. Chinese Jade Through the Wei Dynasty. New York, 1963. pl. 37, no. 4.
  • The Oriental Ceramic Society. The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty. Exh. cat. London. cat. 314.
  • Bo Gyllensvard. Celadon, Jade: Finds, Specimen, Scientific Results; Exhibition. Exh. cat. Stockholm, May-June 1963. cat. 76.
  • John Johnston Chan Lai Pik. 5000 Years of Chinese Jade. Exh. cat. San Antonio, Texas, 2011. cat. 60, p. 96.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum