Bird Finial
On View In:
Gallery 215
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Bird Finial  
Date:   1523-1028 B.C.  
Medium:   Pale green translucent jade with traces of red pigment  
Dimensions:   3 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 3/16 in. (9.21 x 5.72 x 0.56 cm)  
Credit Line:   Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury  
Location:   Gallery 215  


Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:    
Classification:   Jade (Do Not Use)  
Physical Description:   Finial of an unidentifiable animal, with curved uneven flanges incised design on both sides, similar but not identical pale green translucent jade traces of red pigment and clay-like substance.  
Creation Place:   Asia, China, , ,  
Accession #:   50.46.224  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts