Asian Art

Averter of Evil (Bixie)

2nd century B.C.E.–2nd century C.E.

White nephrite

6 x 8.3 x 4.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.19
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Alfred Salmony, 3000 Years of Chinese Jade, exh. cat. (New York: Arden Galleries, 1939), 83, ill.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 15, no. 19, ill.

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 47–49, no. 15, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 287, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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