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Official Taoist Seal


Artist Unknown (China)


14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G201
Official Taoist Seal, Artist Unknown (China)
Official Taoist Seal: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Nephrite (jade)
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 5/16 x 3 5/16 in. (6.35 x 8.41 x 8.41 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 14th century, Yuan dynasty
Physical Description: large square green and grey jade seal with cross-shaped faceted handle; handle has hole through top for hanging/storage and character carved into top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.38.7
Added to Site: February 28, 2009