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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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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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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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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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CC0
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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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CC0
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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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CC0
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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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CC0
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edanmdm:fsg_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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CC0
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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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CC0
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Disk (bi 璧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 19.5 x 1.5 cm (7 11/16 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:
F1919.25
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Disk (bi 璧)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite with beige inclusions of diopside)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 14.7 x 1.2 cm (5 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period or Early Bronze 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:
F1919.28
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Disk (bi)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 11 x 0.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou to 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
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.32
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:fsg_F1919.32

Sword fitting: scabbard ornament; flattened bell shape

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.8 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Weapon and Armament
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
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.42
Restrictions & Rights:
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Tube (cong 琮)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.9 × 7 × 7 cm (3 1/8 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in)
Diam (hole): 6.1 cm (2 3/8 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:
F1919.45
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CC0
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Bracelet with geometric decoration

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5 x 7.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 7/8 in)
Diam (hole): 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
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
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.46
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CC0
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Bracelet

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 1.6 x 8.2 cm (5/8 x 3 3/16 in)
Diam (hole): 5.6 cm (2 1/4 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
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
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.49
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