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Figure of a warrior

Figure of a warrior

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    18th Century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nephrite jade with carved decoration, and wooden stand

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A warrior in a kneeling position, holding a sword in one hand and a shield in another. There are small holes in the knees of the figure, to indicate that the figure was once slotted onto a pedestal.

Place of Origin

China (made)


18th Century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Nephrite jade with carved decoration, and wooden stand


Height: 11.7 cm

Object history note

Bought from Bluett & Sons

Descriptive line

warrior; Scu, China, carving, jade

Scu, China, carving, jade

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 85




East Asia Collection

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