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Pestle with handle in form of a monkey

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm (6 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
monkey  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.241
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Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.7 x 13.8 x 0.2 cm (1 7/16 x 5 7/16 x 1/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.259
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Axe (yue 鉞), probably reworked from a collared disk

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9.1 x 9.3 x 0.3 cm (3 9/16 x 3 11/16 x 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.269
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Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Bronze with turquoise inlay and jade (nephrite) blade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.3 × 18.7 × 1.2 cm (2 1/16 × 7 3/8 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.278
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Miniature hafted dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.7 x 2.1 x 0.4 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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carving  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:
S2012.9.279
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.279
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Pendant in the form of a tiger

Medium:
Fluorite
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 1.9 x 6.6 cm (1 x 3/4 x 2 5/8 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.295
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.295
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Pendant in the form of a fish with an ear cleaner

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.7 × 6.5 × 0.6 cm (1/4 × 2 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
fish  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.302
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.302
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Pendant in the form of a reptile

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.7 × 12.3 × 0.5 cm (1 7/16 × 4 13/16 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.317
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.317
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Pendant in the form of a buffalo head

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.2 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 15/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
buffalo  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.328
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Pendant in the form of a fish

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.9 × 8.6 × 1.2 cm (3/8 × 3 3/8 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
fish  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.343
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.343
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Pendant in the form of a coiled dragon

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 5 × 0.8 cm (2 × 2 × 5/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.353
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Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.4 × 2 × 0.5 cm (15/16 × 13/16 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.446
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.446

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Artist:
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997)  Search this
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.6 × 4.6 × 0.4 cm (1 7/16 × 1 13/16 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.447
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.447

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.6 × 2.2 × 0.4 cm (1 7/16 × 7/8 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.448
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.448

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 × 3.1 × 0.5 cm (1 1/16 × 1 1/4 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.449
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.449

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Artist:
Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997)  Search this
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 × 1.8 × 0.4 cm (1 1/16 × 11/16 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.450
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.450

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.8 × 2.2 × 0.5 cm (11/16 × 7/8 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
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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:
S2012.9.451
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.451

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.8 × 1.5 × 0.7 cm (1 1/8 × 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.452
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.452

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.3 × 1.3 × 0.4 cm (7/8 × 1/2 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.453
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.453

Inscribed bone fragment ("oracle bone")

Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.6 × 2.4 × 0.5 cm (1 × 15/16 × 3/16 in)
Type:
Natural Material
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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
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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:
S2012.9.454
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