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Title

Jade: sui

Description

One yellow-white jade sui. Upper part of object defines a double spiral comprising two symmetrically opposed serpentine carved dragons the heads and open mouths of which meet either side of a small suspended sphere. Lower part of object fashioned into a plain thin rectangular tile with a slot running through its narrow section.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

63.78x49.51x7.91mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1330

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1912)

Collection

Citation

“Jade: sui,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1081.