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Pendant in the Form of a Hare


Artist Unknown (China)


1100-771 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pendant in the Form of a Hare, Artist Unknown (China)
: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Collections at the Art Institute
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Highly calcified, opaque tan jade
Size: 1 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 1/8 in. (3.81 x 5.25 x 0.32 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th-8th century B.C., Late Western Chou dynasty
Physical Description: Pendant in silhouette form of a crouching rabbit; incision on both sides, identical; ivory jade, highly calcified; plain surface without decor except incised lines to indicate the basic features of a rabbit; trace of red pigment
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.370
Added to Site: February 28, 2009