• Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

Type
Ceremonial object: dagger-axe (ge)
Maker(s)
Artist: Erlitou culture 二里頭 (ca. 2000-1600 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Erlitou culture or early Shang dynasty, ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Object Date
ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 8.6 x 31.4 x 0.8 cm (3 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 5/16 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1915.108
戈(殘損后另加工)
二里頭文化(公元前2000 1600年)或早商(公元前1600-1400年)
中國,疑似河南省
軟玉
高8.6、寬31.4、厚0.8厘米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1915.108
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
C.T. Loo 盧芹齋 (1880-1957)
Lai-Yuan & Company (C.L. Freer source) (ca. 1915-April 1921)
Marcel Bing (1875-1920)
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer ((1875-1959) and (1887-1970))
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Ceremonial weapon of the type ko [ge] 戈; light gray with green cast, pale yellow and blue mottlings; two conical perforations in the tang, drilled from opposite sides of the blade; incised and channeled lines on butt and tang; pointed end and two cutting edges. (Slightly chipped.)
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Curatorial Remarks
Published References
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