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Pi with nine dragons in relief
  • China
  • Pi with nine dragons in relief, Qing Dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • jade - nephrite with wooden base
  • Object Height/Width/Diameter: 15.1 x 15.3 x 2.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 5 15/16 x 6 x 7/8 in
  • Gift of Arthur S. Johnson and Helen Marcy Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0013
Description

Mutton fat nephrite disc-like object with a hole in the center. It is covered with carved dragons in 3/4 relief. It has a fitted wooden base.