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Dagger-axe (ge) with geometric decoration

Type
Weapon
Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-771 BCE
Medium
Bronze with mother of pearl inlay
Dimension(s)
H x W: 29.3 x 12.2 cm (11 9/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan Province, purportedly from Xun xian
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1934.8
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Keyword(s)
casting, China, inlay, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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