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Pendant in the Form of a Reclining Cow


Artist Unknown (China)


206 B.C.-A.D. 220

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pendant in the Form of a Reclining Cow, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Blue-green jade
Size: 1 x 2 in. (2.54 x 5.08 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Han dynasty, 3rd century B.C.-A.D. 3rd century
Physical Description: in the round; green-blue translucent jade; a pendant hole drilled at the lower lip of the cow (ox); no surface decor.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.321
Added to Site: February 28, 2009