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Paperweight in the shape of a bitter melon

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (jadeite)
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); H. incl. base 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); D. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.655
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 219
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902)
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