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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.50.147
Title
Bead-Like Jade Pendant
Classification
Ritual Implements
Work Type
pendant
Date
5th-4th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Zhou dynasty, Eastern Zhou period, 770-256 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205267
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Greenish gray nephrite with tan and brown markings
Dimensions
H. 6.1 x D. 1.6 cm (2 3/8 x 5/8 in.)
Weight 18 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. 498 by Max Loehr:

498 Bead-like Pendant
Greenish gray jade with tan and brown markings. The body, perforated by a fairly wide drill-hole, is covered with curls in strong relief; the tapering ends are set off by striated rolls and smooth concave bands. Late Eastern Chou.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.50.147
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. 498, p. 338

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