• Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • 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: 6.2 x 31.1 x 0.8 cm (2 7/16 x 12 1/4 x 5/16 in)
Origin
China, probably Shaanxi province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1919.61
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,疑似陝西省
軟玉
高6.2、寬31.1、厚0.8厘米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾贈送
器物編號:F1919.61
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (C.L. Freer source) (late 19th-early 20th century)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Ceremonial weapon of the type ko [ge] 戈; pointed end, beveled sides, and two cutting edges; long, slightly indicated handle indented at end and perforated; black and dark olive green; decoration: in relief and incised, both sides alike, short lateral ridges above handle, three groups of triple lines at perforation. (Slightly chipped; one granular defect.)

Acquired with a box, now lost.
Past label text
Curatorial Remarks
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