Indo-Pacific Art

Lip-Shaped Ritual Object

5th century B.C.–2nd century A.D.

Gold

2.135 × 4.525 cm, 0.693 g, 0.16 cm (13/16 × 1 13/16 in., 0.693 g, 1/16 in.)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2008.21.47
Culture: 
Java
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold, Toronto, to 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 99, fig. 6.

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.