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Pendant in the Form of a Fish


Artist Unknown (China)


770-221 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pendant in the Form of a Fish, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | White jade
Size: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/16 in. (4.45 x 3.81 x 0.24 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Late Eastern Chou dynasty, 8th-3rd century B.C.
Physical Description: pendant in form of fish-like arc with tail curved into a lei-wan design; in lower lip of fish is biconical perforation; white jade, traces of earthlike substance
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.235
Added to Site: February 28, 2009