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Peng Sword Guard


Artist Unknown (China)


475-221 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Peng Sword Guard, Artist Unknown (China)
: Carved Jades of Shang and Chou
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Ivory jade
Size: 2 1/4 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (5.72 x 1.27 x 0.95 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 5th-3rd century B.C., Late Eastern Chou dynasty
Physical Description: ivory jade, traces of earthlike substance. adorned with network of T-shaped double spiral designs in incision and relief. Fitting slot drilled in center.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.368
Added to Site: February 28, 2009