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Forked blade (zhang璋), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.8 x 7.3 x 0.7 cm (15 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
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
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz
Accession Number:
FSC-S-98
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A Donkey for Mr. Zhu

Artist:
Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Xu Zhenqing (1479-1511)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.5 x 70.1 cm (10 7/16 x 27 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Jiangsu province, China
Date:
calligraphy 1500; painting ca. 1550
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
donkey  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
scholar  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.213
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Axe (yue 鉞), made from a collared disk

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.5 x 20.3 x 1.1 cm (8 7/8 x 8 x 7/16 in)
Diam (hole): 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Probably Anyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.48
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Base with dragons

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.5 x 16 cm (6 1/8 x 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.49a-b
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Axe (yue 鉞), made from a collared disk

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.8 x 20 x 0.8 cm (7 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5/16 in)
Diam (opening): 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1970.39
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Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.9 × 22.3 × 0.5 cm (2 11/16 × 8 3/4 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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 Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1970.40
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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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Nymph of the Luo River

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Gu Kaizhi (傳)顧愷之 (ca. 344-ca. 406)  Search this
Colophon:
Colophon by Dong Qichang 董其昌 (1555-1636)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.2 x 310.9 cm (9 1/2 x 122 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-12th to mid-13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1914.53
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Two Doves on a Flowering Branch

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Bian Luan (active late 8th-early 9th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 60.1 x 39 cm (23 11/16 x 15 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
dove  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.523
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Clearing Autumn Skies over Mountains and Valleys

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Guo Xi (傳)郭熙 (ca. 1001-1090)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 25.9 × 205.6 cm (10 3/16 × 80 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-11th to early 12th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
pine tree  Search this
autumn  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
mountain  Search this
temple  Search this
scholar  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.538
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Bracelet

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 1.6 x 8.6 cm (5/8 x 3 3/8 in)
Diam (hole): 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Lake Tai region, China
Date:
ca. 5000-1700 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
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.387
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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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Harvesting knife (hu 笏) with mask and felines, fragment

Inscription:
Box inscription by Chu Deyi 褚德彝 (1871-1942)  Search this
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 72 x 18.6 x 0.8 cm (28 3/8 x 7 5/16 x 5/16 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:
F1918.1.1
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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: 6.3 × 25.2 × 0.4 cm (2 1/2 × 9 15/16 × 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Henan, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.17a-b
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Disk (bi 璧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 23.6 x 1.4 cm (9 5/16 x 9/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Lake Tai region, China
Date:
ca. 3300-2250 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:
F1919.19
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Disk (bi 璧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 21.8 × 0.8 cm (8 9/16 × 5/16 in)
Diam (hole): 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in)
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
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.21
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Disk (bi)

Medium:
Calcite
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 17.9 x 1.3 cm (7 1/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Stone
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.22
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Disk (bi 璧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 16 x 1.1 cm (6 5/16 x 7/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Lake Tai region, China
Date:
ca. 3300-2250 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:
F1919.23
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Disk (bi)

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
Diam: 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.24
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