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Asian Art

Ornament in Form of Rhinoceros

10th–7th century B.C.E.

Nephrite

1 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (3.5 × 3.5 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.21
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Zhou dynasty (1050–256 B.C.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1953; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Alfred Salmony, 3000 Years of Chinese Jade, exh. cat. (New York: Arden Galleries, 1939), 27, 70, ill.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 126–127, no. 244, 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.