Belt plaque, Jade (nephrite), China

Belt plaque

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 1 15/16 in. (5 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); D. 3/8 in. (0.9 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902
Accession Number:
02.18.389
Not on view
Heber R. Bishop , New York (until 1902; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of the Ming Dynasty: China's Age of Brilliance," January 23, 2009–September 13, 2009.