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Pendant in the Form of a Hsi Tiger


Artist Unknown (China)


480-221 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pendant in the Form of a Hsi Tiger, Artist Unknown (China)
: Carved Jades of Shang and Chou
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Partially translucent tan jade
Size: 3 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in. (8.26 x 4.13 x 0.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 5th-3rd century B.C., Late Eastern Chou dynasty
Physical Description: partially translucent tan jade
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.279
Added to Site: February 28, 2009