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

One-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

Type
Ceremonial object: cong
Maker(s)
Artist: Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 4.5 x 7.2 x 7.2 cm (1 3/4 x 2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in) Diam (hole): 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in)
Origin
China, Lake Tai region
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.118
人面紋單節琮
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4.5、寬7.2、厚7.2 釐米;孔徑5.9 釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1916.118
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; narrow projecting collar at both ends; rich cream and tans; decoration: incised and in low relief, stylized masks and double bands of fine lines on corners. (Collar chipped.)
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
Unpublished Research
Published References
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