Asian Art

Crouching dog with double scroll tail

late 4th–early 6th century

Grey and white jade (nephrite)

2 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (6.4 × 3.2 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1973.162.18
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Wei dynasty (386–534)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
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