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Hongshan jade pendant with human face

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Provenance

Purchased in 1988 from Nelson Ltd., Hong Kong.

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Chinese, Neolithic period, 4th millennium B.C.

Dimensions

6 x 5.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.286

Medium or Technique

Nephrite with carved detail of a face

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects