• Forked blade (zhang 璋)
  • Forked blade (zhang 璋)
  • Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Forked blade (zhang 璋)

Classification
Ceremonial Object
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period or early Shang dynasty, ca. 1600-1400 BCE
Object Date
ca. 1600-1400 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 33.5 x 7.1 x 1.3 cm (13 3/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1915.69

新石器时代晚期(公元前5000--1700年)或商代早期 (公元前1600--1400年)
中國
軟玉
高33.5、寬7.1、厚1.3釐米
查爾斯·蘭·弗利爾贈送
器物編號:F1915.69
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Huang Zhonghui 黃中慧 (C.L. Freer source) (ca. 1870-after 1923)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Ceremonial implement of the type kuei [gui] 圭; long, wide form with bevelled end and perforation above handle; mottled pale cream and dark reddish brown with traces of black; smooth surface. (Slightly chipped, gouge at end of handle.)
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Curatorial Remarks
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