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2006bc1406 jpg l

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Acquired in 1974 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Hansford, The Seligman Collection etc., Vol. I, 1957, B2, pl. LVI. Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 1
collection_code
EAS
credit
Mrs B. Z. Seligman bequest
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 1100 BC-1000 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Tiger pendant
dimensions
Length: 6.7 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
'The Seligman Collection of Oriental Art' (Arts Council of Great Britain 01/01/1966-31/12/1966)
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
85168
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T01:08:38.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T01:08:38.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
In Storage
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Nephrite jade, carved
museum_number
FE.139-1974
museum_number_token
fe1391974
object_number
O110150
object_type
Pendant
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Pendant in the shape of a silhouetted crouching tiger carved from a dark green jade with lighter patches. The blunt nose and curled tail are both pierced with small fixing holes. Only the principal features, such as legs, are defined and then by lightly engraced lines.
place
China
primary_image_id
2006BC1406
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.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
pendant-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1000
year_start
-1105