• Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks
  • Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

Three-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

Classification
Ceremonial Object
Maker(s)
Artist: Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 10.4 x 13.9 x 13.9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in) Diam (hole): 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in) Diam (hole): 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in)
Origin
China, Lake Tai region
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1917.65a-d
人面紋三節琮
新石器時代晚期良渚文化 (公元前3300--2250年)
中國太湖地區
軟玉
高10.4、寬13.9、厚13.9 釐米;孔徑6.3 釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1917.65
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Li Wenqing 李文卿 (C.L. Freer source) (ca. 1869-1931)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; low massive form with narrow projecting collar at both ends; irregularly bored leaving rough gouge; mottled dull yellow, tans, bluish gray, and brown; one end yellowish cream, other end mottled dark bluish gray, cream and bright reddish brown; profuse cream white coating of decomposition; decoration: channeled and incised, grooves, corner ridges and faint circles. (Numerous chips.)

Acquired with a box and stand.

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