Jade Tiger (one of a pair)

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Jade Tiger (one of a pair), 3rd century BC
3rd century BC
Warring States (475-221 BC) or Western Han (206 BC-9 AD) period
Creation Place: China
Dark brown and beige mottled nephrite
8.8 x 19.1 x 0.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 1/2 x 3/16 in.)
170 g
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.50.469.A
Takayasu Higuchi, ed., Chugoku bijutsu, dai 4-kan (Chinese Art in Western Collections vol. 4: Bronze and Jade), Kodansha (Tokyo, Japan, 1973), pl. 103 a

Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber, Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975), cat. no. 438a, p. 301

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 54-55

Exhibition History
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008