Pendant in the shape of a silkworm
China. Final period of the Shang or beginning of the Western Zhou ca 12° - 10° centuries BCE
Nephrite / Jade. L. 3,5 cm
Rare insect model considered by specialists as a silkworm.
For pieces of the same type, see National Museum of Asian Art Washington / Sackler Gallery n° S2012.3.340, S2012.9.1440.
A JADE SILKWORM DURING
- Estate of Madame Anne-Marie Rousset
- Former Robert Rousset collection (1901-1981)
- Acquired before 1935
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