Asian Art

Pendant in Form of Male Head

5th–3rd century B.C.E.

Nephrite

H 1 1/8 in 2.8 cm W 7/8 in 2.2 cm
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.22
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 b.c.e.)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

R. Bensabott, Chicago, 1932

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 128, no. 246, ill.

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