- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
- Ceremonial Jade Cuff (?)
- Ritual Implements
- Work Type
- c. 3500 - c. 2500 BCE
- Creation Place: East Asia, China
- Neolithic period, Hongshan culture, c. 4500-3000 BCE
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Celadon-green nephrite with light brown markings
- H. 11.3 x W. 7 x Thickness 0.7 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in.)
Weight 298 g
- Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (by 1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
- Published Text
- Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
- Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber
- Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975)
Catalogue entry no. 323 by Max Loehr:
323 Ceremonial Cuff(?)
Sturdy elliptical tube of celadon-green jade with light brown markings. The upper rim slants back at a steep angle; it is marred by depressions and gaps at the lower point. The narrower bottom rim is uneven and battered. The surfaces are smoothed but not glossy. Western Chou(?).
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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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. 323, p. 216
Jenny So, Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2019), p. 74, fig. 1
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