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Pestle with handle in the form of a monkey

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm (6 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
monkey  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.241
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Dagger axe (ge 戈), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.7 x 13.8 x 0.2 cm (1 7/16 x 5 7/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
dagger-axe  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.259
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Axe (yue 鉞), probably reworked from a collared disk

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9.1 x 9.3 x 0.3 cm (3 9/16 x 3 11/16 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Erlitou culture, ca. 2000-1600 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
axehead  Search this
disk  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.269
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Dagger axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Bronze with turquoise inlay and jade (nephrite) blade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.3 × 18.7 × 1.2 cm (2 1/16 × 7 3/8 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.278
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Miniature hafted dagger axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.7 x 2.1 x 0.4 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
axe  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.279
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Pendant in the form of a turtle

Medium:
Jade (serpentine)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.1 × 3.3 × 0.6 cm (13/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
turtle  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
serpentine  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.301
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Chain with beads and clasp

Medium:
Gold, jade (nephrite), amber, and turquoise
Dimensions:
Length x Diam (overall): 70.3 x 4.4 cm (27 11/16 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Jincun, Luoyang, Henan province, China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
nephrite  Search this
wirework  Search this
plaited wire  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4374
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Fragments with dragon interlace

Medium:
Gold foil
Dimensions:
H x W (largest): 18 x 13 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Probably Henan province, China
Date:
6th-5th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
hammering  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4504a-u
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Circular plaque with dragon interlace

Medium:
Bronze with gold foil
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 1 x 13.2 cm (3/8 x 5 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Probably Henan province, China
Date:
6th-5th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4506
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Plaque in the form of addorsed dragons with dragon interlace

Medium:
Bronze with gold foil
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 13.1 x 9.5 x 0.1 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/4 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
6th-5th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.4508
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Sword scabbard slide with knobs

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.2 x 1.2 x 1.3 cm (2 7/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd-2nd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou or Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.93
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Hollow shaft bell (nao) with taotie masks and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 70 x 52 x 35 cm (27 9/16 x 20 1/2 x 13 3/4 in)
Weight: 90718.4 grams (3200 oz)
Type:
Metalwork
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Yangzi River valley, China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1999.120.1
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Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
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Wine jar (lei 罍)

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.4 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2010.40
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Headdress ornament in the form of a moth

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, gold, metal, and silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1920s - 1930s
Period:
Republican Period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
moth  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Republican Period (1912-1949)  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
S2011.1
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Headdress ornament in the form of a flower and butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 7.5 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.2
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Single-prong hairpin in the form of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, silk, glass, and paper.
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 19 x 14.5 x 1.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Tongzhi reign (1862 - 1874)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
caterpillar  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2011.3
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Hair ornament in the form of a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, silver, other metal, and stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 24.5 x 9.5 x 2 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
S2011.4
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Headdress ornament in the form of a phoenix

Medium:
Gold and pearls.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.4 x 5 x 10.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
phoenix  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
filigree  Search this
wirework  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
S2011.5
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Pendant in the form of a tiger

Medium:
Fluorite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 1.9 x 6.6 cm (1 x 3/4 x 2 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.295
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Pendant in the form of a fish with an ear cleaner

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.7 × 6.5 × 0.6 cm (1/4 × 2 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
fish  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
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Credit Line:
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Accession Number:
S2012.9.302
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