Pendant in form of a turtle

Maker(s)
Artist: Hongshan culture 紅山 (ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 5.3 x 3.6 x 1.7 cm (2 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Northeast 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
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Pendant

Keywords
carving, China, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), Modern period (1912 - present), nephrite, Paul Singer collection, pendant, turtle
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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