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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.50.391
Title
Jade Cylindrical Tube
Classification
Ritual Implements
Work Type
tube
Date
late 19th cent. - early 20th cent.
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203288
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray-green nephrite with cream-colored markings
Dimensions
8.4 x 0.5 x 3 cm (3 5/16 x 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
unspecified: 95 g
Published Text
Catalogue
Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Authors
Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber
Publisher
Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975)

Catalogue entry no. 613 by Max Loehr:

613 Cylindrical Tube
Light gray-green jade with cream-colored markings. The object is almost perfectly cylindrical. Its perforation is wide and nearly straight. One end is convex, the other one, flat. Date uncertain.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.50.391
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber, Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975), cat. no. 613, p. 420

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