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Harvesting knife (hu 笏) with geometric decoration, fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 41.1 × 11.9 × 4 cm (16 3/16 × 4 11/16 × 1 9/16 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
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:
S2012.9.167
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Stem cup

Medium:
Burnished earthenware
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 16.8 x 9.2 cm (6 5/8 x 3 5/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Shandong province, China
Date:
early 2nd millennium BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
cup  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:
S2012.9.200
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.200

Stem cup

Medium:
Burnished earthenware
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 21.2 x 13.7 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Shandong province, China
Date:
early 2nd millennium BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
cup  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:
S2012.9.201
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.201

Stem cup

Medium:
Burnished earthenware
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 15.4 x 7.1 cm (6 1/16 x 2 13/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Shandong province, China
Date:
2nd millennium BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
cup  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:
S2012.9.202
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Flanged bracelet, trimmed

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 2.7 x 8.1 cm (1 1/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Diam (hole): 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 5000-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
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:
S2012.9.229
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.229
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏) with geometric decoration, fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17 x 47.8 x 0.9 cm (6 11/16 x 18 13/16 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.450
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edanmdm:fsg_S1987.450
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37.3 x 6.6 x 0.7 cm (14 11/16 x 2 5/8 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. 3000-1700 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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.451
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edanmdm:fsg_S1987.451
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Axe (fu 斧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.9 x 17.6 x 0.6 cm (13 3/4 x 6 15/16 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Northwest China
Date:
ca. 3000-2000 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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.452
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Axe (fu 斧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.9 x 9 x 0.9 cm (6 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 3/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 3000-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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.722
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edanmdm:fsg_S1987.722
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Axe (fu 斧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.3 x 6.3 x 1.3 cm (5 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 3000-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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.916
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edanmdm:fsg_S1987.916
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Bowl rim, fragment

Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
3000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
FSC-P-209
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-209

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49.4 x 17.2 x 0.6 cm (19 7/16 x 6 3/4 x 1/4 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Lorentz
Accession Number:
F1983.3a-c
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Ornament (shi飾) with mask

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.6 x 4.1 x 1.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 3000 - 1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.9
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Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.3 x 3.4 x 0.8 cm (7 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 5/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
bird  Search this
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:
F1915.87
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CC0
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 49.2 x 8.4 x 0.5 cm (19 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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:
F1916.160
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CC0
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 7.4 x 0.3 cm (14 3/8 x 2 15/16 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:
F1916.162
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 35.9 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm (14 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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:
F1916.163
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CC0
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34 x 7.9 x 0.4 cm (13 3/8 x 3 1/8 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:
F1916.164
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Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.7 x 8.1 x 0.4 cm (15 1/4 x 3 3/16 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:
F1916.166
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.6 x 7.5 x 0.3 cm (11 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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:
F1916.167
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CC0
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