• Straight chisel (gui 圭)
  • Straight chisel (gui 圭)
  • Straight chisel (gui 圭)

Straight chisel (gui 圭)

Classification
Ceremonial Object
Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Box cover inscribed by Yuan Lizhun 袁勵準 (1875-1936)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 5000-ca. 1700 BCE
Object Date
ca. 5000-ca. 1700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 17.9 x 4.2 x 1.4 cm (7 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in)
Origin
Northwest China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1935.7a-d

新石器時代晚期(公元前5000--1700年)
中國
軟玉
高17.9、寬4.2、厚1.4釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾基金捐購
器物編號:F1935.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Huang Jun 黃濬 (1888-1944)
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Description
Ceremonial implement; one complete perforation and a partial perforation on each side; color: deep cream and soft light brown, with a few streaks of darker brown.

Acquired with a box, whose cover was inscribed by Yuan Lizhun 袁勵準 (1877–1935).
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