Indo-Pacific Art

Element of a Tiger Claw Necklace

9th–11th century

Gold and blue-brown opaque stone; cast with repousse

6.655 × 3.59 cm, 8.63 g (2 5/8 × 1 7/16 in., 8.63 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2007.142.346
Culture: 
Java
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Hunter and Valerie Thompson, Toronto, before 1990. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 149, fig. 30.

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.