Book of Ten Leaves, Nephrite, China

Book of Ten Leaves

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Date:
dated 1736
Culture:
China
Medium:
Nephrite
Dimensions:
11 3/8 × 5 × 5 in. (28.9 × 12.7 × 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Major Louis Livingston Seaman, 1924
Accession Number:
24.127a–j
Not on view
Major Louis Livingston Seaman (until 1924; donated to MMA)
New York. China Institute in America. "Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum," October 24, 1979–January 27, 1980.

New York. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. "Writing and Reading," September 15, 1981–January 3, 1982.

The New York Public Library. "The History of Paper," December 8, 1990–March 10, 1991.