Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pendant with Coiled Animal

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1950.657
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Name: 
Unknown
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Dates/Places: 
Chinese Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Name-CRT: 
Anonymous
Title: 
Pendant with Coiled Animal
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
front view
Creation Date: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 4th/3rd century B.C.
Creation Start Date: 
-400
Creation End Date: 
-200
Materials and Techniques: 
Pale greenish brown jade with tan markings. The animal is striated along the crest and on the tail. Perforations at the back and at the tip of the tail. Both sides identical. (Salmony, 1952)Pendant - disc of coiled tiger.
Classification Term: 
Jade
Creation Place: 
Asia,East Asia,China
Dimensions: 
3.8 x .3 cm.1 1/2" diameter; 1/8" thickness.
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1950.657
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.E35519.TIF