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Pendant of a Dancer


Artist Unknown (China)


480-221 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pendant of a Dancer, Artist Unknown (China)
: The Alfred F. Pillsbury Bequest
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Calcified ivory jade
Size: 2 1/2 x 15/16 x 15/16 in. (6.35 x 2.38 x 2.38 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 5th-3rd century B.C., Late Eastern Chou dynasty
Physical Description: calcified ivory jade; dancer's legs terminate in a fish tail through which a pendant hole is drilled
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.281
Added to Site: February 28, 2009