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Jade figure of an elephant

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia China (place of creation)
    17th - 18th century (1601 - 1800)
    Material and technique
    jade; white jade tusks
    14.6 x 24.2 x 8.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    Material index
    inorganicstonegemstone jade,
    Technique index
    formed carved,
    Object type index
    No. of items
    Credit line
    Presented by Mrs Fraser, in memory of her mother Mrs Margaret F. Jenkins, 1967.
    Accession no.
  • Further reading

    Hong Kong: University Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Hong Kong, 6 December 1995-6 February 1996, Ling lung yü tiao : yü jen, yü shou, yü shih [= Exquisite Jade Carving: Figures, Animals, Ornaments], Sydney Fung and Yeung Chun-tong, eds (Hong Kong: The University Museum and Art Gallery, 1996), pls.104-5

    Lange Rosenzweig, Daphne, The Yangtze River Collection: Later Chinese Jades, trans. Daphne Lang Rosenzweig, Wang Tao, and Su Liang Ku (Sarasota, Fl: Wall-Apelt, 1993), pls.45-47


    • Second floor | Room 38 | China from 800

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