Pendant in the form of a bird

Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2.9 x 4.8 x 0.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.845
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Jewelry

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), bird, carving, China, nephrite, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

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

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