Plaque in the shape of a rabbit


Shang (ca. 1600–1046 BCE)–Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 BCE)

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This jade carving is among the earliest representations of a rabbit created during China’s Bronze Age. The plaque’s compact size and its small hole suggest that it was probably used as a pendant.

Plaque in the shape of a rabbit, Jade (nephrite), China

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