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Animal Face Appliqué


Artist Unknown (China)


1766-1122 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Animal Face Appliqué, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Calcified tan jade, traces of red pigment
Size: 1 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 3/16 in. (3.18 x 5.24 x 0.48 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Shang dynasty, 18th-12th century B.C.
Physical Description: Pendant in mask form; carved interrupted outline; incised features of the mask on only one side; the perforation drilled from one side. Calcified tan colored jade; traces of red pigment.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.265
Added to Site: February 28, 2009