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Ornamental Plaque

Period:
Liao dynasty (907–1125)
Date:
11th–12th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Amber with incised decoration
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); L. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Amber
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.110
Not on view
Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc. , New York, 1985; donated to MMA
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Extravagant Display: Chinese Art in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," December 14, 2010–May 1, 2011.

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