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Ritual wine cup (gu) with taotie and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 29 x 16.6 cm (11 7/16 x 6 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 12th-11th century BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
taotie  Search this
gu  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:
S2012.9.575
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3408f5f64-af8d-421c-abc9-58453ccacf2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.575

Figure of a mourning attendant

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 19.8 x 19.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 13/16 x 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
7th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
man  Search this
tomb  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
S1996.37
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e7edd894-369c-4f5b-8b76-f0cae7058154
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1996.37

Pendant in the form of a bird

Medium:
Jade (nephrite) with traces of cinnabar
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.3 x 4.5 x 0.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.704
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33e287473-746b-4c1a-a084-c1f9e37100ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.704
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Shaft bell (yong) with spirals and dragons; from a set

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39.5 x 22 x 17.8 cm (15 9/16 x 8 11/16 x 7 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 900-770 BCE
Period:
Late Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.915
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31c07c87e-9336-4466-a074-23ac5aeb2b3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.915
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Bead with cicadas

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.1 x 4.4 x 2.8 cm (2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1600-1050 BCE
Period:
Probably Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37dc73827-9396-4ddc-be61-e06ac71dea51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.1

Bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3.3 x 1.4 cm (1 5/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1600-1050 BCE
Period:
Probably Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.10
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36c8e6ab3-3d0d-49d7-88d6-e8e6c08f72f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.10

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 6.1 x 1.4 cm (2 3/8 x 9/16 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.11
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f5829c03-e856-458c-8abe-4e45b7138625
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.11

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.7 × 1.1 cm (1 7/8 × 7/16 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye353ed1c7d-53ba-4199-ae45-2fb9fb6db4e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.12

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5 × 1.5 cm (1 15/16 × 9/16 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye309f3f94f-3ec6-4718-8d68-19d322a916c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.13

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Quartz
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 x 11/16 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39ab5069e-69c3-45a0-8e46-30f7752bea67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.14

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.6 x 1.3 cm (1 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e7bc4ce9-3712-4445-8aa6-32bd1cbbde9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.15

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3.6 x 3.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in)
H x W x D (W x D for larger end): 3.7 × 3.7 × 3.7 cm (1 7/16 × 1 7/16 × 1 7/16 in)
Diam (For Smaller End): 3 cm (1 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period or Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3967a62fa-d2d6-49bd-9118-7455a3c0f81e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.2

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (W x D for larger end): 4.5 × 2.9 × 3 cm (1 3/4 × 1 1/8 × 1 3/16 in)
Diam (for smaller end): 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f3b5d1a3-bc73-4f9c-b05f-163dff96f0bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.3

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period or Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Jades for Life and Death
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fa4b8390-e6c0-4ab5-b0db-886f5b6fc346
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.4

Cylindrical bead with scrolls

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.5 x 2 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 13/16 x 3/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 BCE
Period:
Probably Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fb56d4cb-f5ad-4e4a-9b11-3b06325d9872
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.5

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.9 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 x 9/16 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye323f68403-55ab-4782-ab0b-490b7ebbdf68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.6

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.4 x 2 x 1.8 cm (15/16 x 13/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period or Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.7
Restrictions & Rights:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.7

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.4 x 2 x 1.1 cm (1 3/4 x 13/16 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 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
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.8

Cylindrical bead

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4.3 x 1.6 cm (1 11/16 x 5/8 in)
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
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.935.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Jades for Life and Death
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.935.9

Lidded ritual wine container (you) with taotie and dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22 x 19.8 x 17.5 cm (8 11/16 x 7 13/16 x 6 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
taotie  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.968a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.968a-b
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