Pendant in the form of a tiger

Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Bone
Dimensions
H x W x D (a): 2.2 × 6.2 × 0.7 cm (7/8 × 2 7/16 × 1/4 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
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
S2012.9.384
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Natural Material
Type

Pendant

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), China, Paul Singer collection, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), tiger
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Warren E. Cox 1895-1977
Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997
C.T. Loo & Company 1914 - 1948

Published References
  • Warren E. Cox. Chinese Ivory Sculpture. New York, 1946. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Google Cultural Institute
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