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suspended pendant
  • unknown maker from China
  • suspended pendant, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • nephrite, wood
  • Object Height: 8.9 cm
    Object Height: 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson & Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0179

Oval ring with four freely hanging small circular rings in gray-white nephrite. Oval ring with eight of the zodiac animals. Each of the circular rings with one of the other four animals in relief. Well-carved rounded surfaces. Gray white nephrite.