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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)
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    Presented by Mrs Fraser, in memory of her mother Mrs Margaret F. Jenkins, 1967.
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  • 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


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