Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Scabbard chape

Period:
Eastern Zhou–Western Han dynasty (770 B.C.–A.D. 9)
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sir Joseph Hotung Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.281
Not on view
J. D. Chen (Chen Rentao) 1906–1968 , Shanghai and Hong Kong J. D. Chen (Chen Rentao 1906–68; King-Kwei Collection), Shanghai and Hong Knog; [ Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. , Tokyo, late 1950s; sold to McPhersons] ; Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm E. McPherson , San Francisco (late 1950s–2008; to Christie's) ; sale, Christie's, New York , March 19, 2008, lot 480 (1 of group of 2 objects); to MMA
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