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Disk with Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

20th century

Jade (nephrite)

1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (0.64 × 28.58 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.161
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Republic Period (1921 - 1949)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Prince Kung Collection; sold at American Art Association, New York, Feb. 27, 1913; bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955), New York; 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), 16, no. 21, 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.