Nov 11, 2016
Nov 15, 2016

Thumb Ring

Thumb Ring



Diameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.); Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner 1947.543


Did you know?

When polishing and shaping the white jade, the carver deliberately left the yellowish "skin" of the original rock on one section of the ring.


This white jade thumb ring was carved into the form of a dragon and a mouse in relief.

See also
Chinese Art
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