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Indo-Pacific Art

Bird Figure Ornament

mid-7th to 10th century

Gold; cast

1.92 × 1.53 cm, 8.969 g (3/4 × 5/8 in., 8.969 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2007.142.192
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
Early Classic Period (700–1000)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 187, fig. 58.

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.