(a, b arc-shaped pendants): W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); Diam. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
(c,d cloud-shaped pendants): W. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); Diam. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
(e large cloud-shaped pendant): 2 in. (5.1 cm); Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
This reconstruction of a composite jade pendant represents a type originally suspended from a woman’s belt, as confirmed by depictions in Tang murals and stone engravings.