• Tube (cong 琮)
  • Tube (cong 琮)

Tube (cong)

Classification
Ceremonial Object
Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Shang or Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1600-ca. 771 BCE
Object Date
ca. 1600-ca. 771 BCE
Medium
Jade (?)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 4.2 × 6.2 × 6.2 cm (1 5/8 × 2 7/16 × 2 7/16 in) Diam (hole): 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
F1917.74

商或西周(公元前1600-771年)
中國
軟玉
高4.2、寬6.2、厚6.2釐米;孔徑5.5厘米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾赠送
器物編號:F1917.74
On View Location
Currently not on view
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; narrow projecting collar at both ends; olive brown flecked with earth incrustations, one translucent green area; proportions uneven; surface lustrous but pebbly.

Acquired with a box, now lost.
Curatorial Remarks
Published References
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