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商至西周玉魚
Plaque in the Shape of a Fish

Period:
Shang (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)–Western Zhou (1046–771 B.C.) dynasty
Date:
12th–11th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.131
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Private collection (until sale, Christie's New York, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, March 24, 2004, lot 96, to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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