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Miniature wine jar (lei罍)

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.4 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
miniature (size attribute)  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2010.40
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Copyright with museum
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Headdress ornament in the form of a moth

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, gold, metal, and silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1920s - 1930s
Period:
Republican Period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
moth  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Republican Period (1912-1949)  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Headdress ornament in the form of a flower and butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 7.5 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Single-prong hairpin in the form of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, silk, glass, and paper.
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 19 x 14.5 x 1.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Tongzhi reign (1862 - 1874)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
caterpillar  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Hair ornament in the form of a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, silver, other metal, and stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 24.5 x 9.5 x 2 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Headdress ornament in the form of a phoenix

Medium:
Gold and pearls.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.4 x 5 x 10.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
phoenix  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
filigree  Search this
wirework  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Pendant in form of a bird

Medium:
Prehnite
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.7 x 3.7 x 1.3 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/2 in)
Culture:
Hongshan culture, ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Northeast China
Date:
ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
bird  Search this
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
pendant  Search this
carving  Search this
prehnite  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.1
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Copyright with museum
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Jades for Life and Death
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Pendant in the form of a cicada

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.2 x 4.1 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in)
Culture:
Hongshan culture, ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
cicada  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Dagger

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 22 x 2.5 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 1 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 5000-ca. 1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.100
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Pendant with point

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 8 x 1 cm (3 1/8 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.101
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.4 x 7.3 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.102
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 6.5 x 8.2 x 1 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.103
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.5 x 5.7 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 5/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.104
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 7 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/4 x 3/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.105
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Head ornament with mask

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.9 × 6.2 × 0.4 cm (1 9/16 × 2 7/16 × 3/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.5 x 8.1 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/16 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.107
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask and figure

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 2.8 x 5.2 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.108
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask and figure

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.2 x 6.4 x 0.4 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.109
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant in the form of a bird

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.3 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm (7/8 x 15/16 x 3/16 in)
Culture:
Hongshan culture, ca. 3800-ca. 2700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Stone
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Pendant with mask and figure

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 6 x 0.6 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.110
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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