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Rubbing of inscription on blade (F1918.1.1)

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 122 × 68.9 cm (48 1/16 × 27 1/8 in)
Type:
Rubbing
Origin:
China
Topic:
rubbing  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Accession Number:
F1918.1.3
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Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.2 x 67.1 x 0.6 cm (4 x 26 7/16 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Erlitou culture, ca. 2000-1600 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Period:
Erlitou culture or early Shang dynasty
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Erligang period, Early Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1400 BCE)  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.13a-c
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Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11.8 x 84.1 x 0.9 cm (4 11/16 x 33 1/8 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Erlitou culture, ca. 2000-1600 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Period:
Erlitou culture or early Shang dynasty
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Erligang period, Early Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1400 BCE)  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.396.1
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Ritual food vessel (gui)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 x 30.1 cm (6 5/16 x 11 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
10th century BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
food  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.480
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edanmdm:fsg_F1916.480

Tally in the form of a tiger (fragment)

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.3 x 3.5 cm (4 7/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Document
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
inscription  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.481a-c
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Tally in the form of a tiger (fragment)

Medium:
Bronze with silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.1 x 2.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Document
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
inscription  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.482a-c
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Tally in the form of a tiger (fragment)

Medium:
Bronze with silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.5 x 3.5 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Document
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
inscription  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.483
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Sword hilt with ring pommel in the form of a dragon

Medium:
Bronze with gilding and gold inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.3 x 6.7 cm (4 7/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.484a-b
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Ceremonial staff

Medium:
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions:
H: 98.6 cm (38 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.485
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Tomb jar

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.2 x 26.3 cm (13 7/16 x 10 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.486
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Tomb jar

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 33.9 x 26.1 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.487a-b
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Tomb vessel with lid (hill jar)

Medium:
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
early 1st-early 3rd century
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.488a-b
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Vase with incised and applied decoration

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 27.1 x 14.1 cm (10 11/16 x 5 9/16 in)
Style:
Zhang ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Zhang kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
mid 17th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Zhang ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.489
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 53.7 × 10.3 × 1 cm (21 1/8 × 4 1/16 × 3/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-ca. 1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.490
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43.7 x 8.8 x 0.7 cm (17 3/16 x 3 7/16 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Shenmu Shimao, probably Shaanxi province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.491
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 7.2 x 0.8 cm (14 3/8 x 2 7/8 x 5/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Shenmu Shimao, probably Shaanxi province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.492a-b
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.9 x 6.8 x 0.4 cm (10 9/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Erlitou culture, ca. 2000-1600 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-1600 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.493
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29 x 5.4 x 0.3 cm (11 7/16 x 2 1/8 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Shenmu Shimao, probably Shaanxi province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.494
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.6 x 6.5 x 0.5 cm (10 7/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Shenmu Shimao, probably Shaanxi province, China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.495
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Straight chisel (gui)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W: 27.2 x 7 cm (10 11/16 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.496
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