Handle (bing)

Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, 11th century BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 16.4 x 4.3 x 0.8 cm (6 7/16 x 1 11/16 x 5/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.882
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Handle

Keywords
China, nephrite, tiger, 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

Published References
  • New Frontiers in Global Archaeology (Quan qiu hua bei jing xia kao gu xue xin qian yan): Defining China's Ancient Traditions (jie du Zhongguo gu dai chuan tong). New York, 2008. p. 310.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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