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Mythical Creature Tianlu

12th–13th century

Jade (nephrite)

2 × 5/8 in. (5.1 × 1.6 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1973.162.13
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Jin (1115 - 1234) - Yuan (1279 - 1368) dynasty
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Dr. Howard Balensweig, (1921–2011) and Carolyn Balensweig, (born 1945), New York: gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.