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Ring in Form of Dragon

17th century

Jade (nephrite)

6 1/2 × 3/4 in. (16.5 × 1.9 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.161
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

James Watson Webb II (1884–1960) and Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960), New York; gift in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 130, no. 251, ill.

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.