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Yuan Disc

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1600-1100 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Yuan Disc, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Calcified jade with remnants of green clouds and red pigments
Size: 4 7/8 x 1/8 in. (12.38 x 0.32 cm) (outer diameter)2 5/8 x 1/8 in. (6.67 x 0.32 cm) (inner diameter)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th-11th century B.C., Shang dynasty
Physical Description: Calcified jade with remnants of green clouds from the original color; traces of red pigment and earthlike substances.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.374
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009