• Dagger-axe (ge 戈)
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Type
Ceremonial object: dagger-axe (ge)
Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty or Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1100-ca. 1000 BCE
Object Date
ca. 1100-ca. 1000 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 6.9 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (2 3/4 x 15/16 x 1/8 in)
Origin
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1939.19


晚商安陽時期或西周(公元前1100-1000年)
中國
軟玉
高2.4、寬6.9、厚0.4釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾基金捐購
器物編號: F1939.19

 

On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Zhang Naiji 張乃驥 (1899-1948)
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
C.T. Loo 盧芹齋 (1880-1957)
Description
Miniature blade of slightly translucent pinkish yellow nephrite (?), the two surfaces almost alike; the tang indicated; one hole for suspension.
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