Bird-shaped pendant

Chinese
Neolithic period
about 2000 B.C.


Dimensions

12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1076

Medium or Technique

Pale green nephrite jade with engraved design

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Provenance

1912, purchased in China by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 1912)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund