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Dublin Core

Title

Jade: pendant

Description

One approximately circular white mutton-fat jade pendant in the form of a coiled animal. Light brown vein. Obverse presents an approximately convex profile separating into several tiers of details incised and carved in shallow relief. Reverse presents a flatter profile comprising tiers of details incised and carved in shallow relief. Carving pierces jade at several points creating pattern of circular and serpentine openings.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

53 x 48 mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.522

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Citation

“Jade: pendant,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 29, 2020, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/299.