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Bird Pendant in Silhouette

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Artist Unknown (China)

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1027-775 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Bird Pendant in Silhouette, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Partially calcified light green jade with traces of red pigment
Size: 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (3.18 x 6.35 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th-8th century B.C., Early Western Chou dynasty
Physical Description: Curved beak and flanged crest; incised detail on both sides identical; green translucent jade; traces of red pigment and clay
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.226
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009