A Passion for Jade

The Heber Bishop Collection

Heber R. Bishop's collection of carved jades was formed in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and bequeathed to the Metropolitan Museum in 1902.

Art Exhibition previously on at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States.
From Saturday 14 March 2015 to Sunday 19 June 2016

Pillow in the Form of an Infant Boy image

Published by anonymous on Wednesday 11 March 2015.
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Consisting of over one thousand pieces—primarily Chinese jades of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as jades from Mughal India—it was the first major collection of its kind in the country. This exhibition features a selection of the finest examples from this renowned collection and celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the Department of Asian Art.