Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜)

Historical period(s)
Probably late Neolithic period, ca. 3000- ca. 1700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 10.4 x 5.3 x 0.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2012.9.146
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Pendant: huang

Keywords
carving, China, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), nephrite, Paul Singer collection, pendant
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Google Cultural Institute
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