• Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird
  • Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird
  • Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird
  • Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird
  • Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird

Straight chisel (gui圭) with face and bird

Type
Ceremonial object: chisel
Maker(s)
Artist: Longshan culture 龍山 (ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3000-ca. 1700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 18.3 x 3.4 x 0.8 cm (7 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 5/16 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1915.87
人面及禽鳥刻紋圭
新石器時代晚期龍山文化(公元前3000–1700年)
中國
軟玉
高18.3、寬3.4、厚0.8釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1915.87
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
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]; short narrow form with beveled end and perforated handle; mottled dark olive brown, reddish brown, olive green, and orange; decoration: in sensible relief and channeled, a demon head on one side, a spread eagle on reverse, triple grooves across handle; dull luster.
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
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