A carved and pierced nephrite pectoral plaque in archaic style. The shaped stone shading from ruddy tan to ebony and well carved on both sides with opposing werefish heads in profile and with scattered drilled mounting apertures.

Archaistic Plaque with Dragon Motifs


Qing dynasty (1644-1912), About 1850

  • Titles Archaistic Plaque with Dragon Motifs (Descriptive)
  • Artist China
  • Medium jade
  • Dimensions 3 x 5 1/4 in. (7.6 x 13.3 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. M. Bruce Sullivan, 1991.1066
  • Work Type plaque
  • Classification Plaques
  • On View