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Statuette

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Object Number:
C678
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Late Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1781
Late Date:
1912
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Jadeite
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Female
Moon
Hare
Description:
Jade statuette. White and green jade, probably jadeite. Figure of woman holding a hare in her left hand. Right hand holds a spray of foliage. Probably represents the Princess from the moon palace holding a moon hare.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1928. The George Byron Gordon Memorial Collection of Chinese Objects in Jade, Crystal, Lapis Lazuli and Coral. The Museum Journal. Volume XIX (No. 1): 35-71. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 57
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