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2006bc1441 jpg l

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Acquired in 1973 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 20
collection_code
EAS
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 1200 BC (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Height: 9 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Purchase from the Percy D. Krolik collection, previously on loan to V&A
id
35825
label
Bird pendant Shang dynasty About 1200 BC The pendant is shaped as a bird with a high crest. Carved nephrite jade From the P.D. Krolik collection Museum no. FE.30-1973 [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:50:04.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:50:04.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 9
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Nephrite jade, carved
museum_number
FE.30-1973
museum_number_token
fe301973
object_number
O40722
object_type
Bird pendant
on_display
true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Pale yellowish green jade with traces of cinnabar, in the shape of a bird with a high crest and a short tail.
place
China
primary_image_id
2006BC1441
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
Small flat slabs of jade carved in the shape of animals or birds were worn as pendants in ancient China. When the owners died their pendants were buried with them. This example takes the shape of a parrot with a high crest and a hooked beak.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
bird-pendant-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1196
year_start
-1205