Ornament; pendant of irregular shape with slightly concave edges and indented base; semicircular projection on top with two small conical perforations; semitranslucent, light green with profuse cloudy white decomposition; mirror-like luster; tool mark on one side; sharp edges.
Acquired with a box, now lost.
Reportedly excavated in Shaanxi province, China 
You Xiaoxi (late 19th–early 20th century), Shanghai, China to 1917 
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1917 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1322, p. 302, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes (November 20, 2010 to January 3, 2016)
Studies in Connoisseurship 1923-1983 (September 23, 1983 to March 1, 1984)
Ancient Chinese Jade (September 4, 1980 to March 6, 1981)
Previous custodian or owner:
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE) Search this