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Bird-shaped pendant

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Provenance

1912, purchased in China by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 1912)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

Chinese, Neolithic period, about 2000 B.C.

Dimensions

12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1076

Medium or Technique

Pale green nephrite jade with engraved design

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants