13 objects
S1987.871

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment, reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.871
<p>This highly polished jade ge , or dagger-axe, has a straight blade and symmetrical tip. There are projections on the top and bottom edges of the dagger-axe coinciding with the small circular perforation that interrupts the pronounced median crest, which extends from the tip of the blade to the butt end of the tang. The &#8230;</p>
S1987.717

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.717
<p>This jade ge blade is beveled along the upper and lower edges; the bevels end in an outward-curving edge. The tip of the blade is not beveled but has sloping faces. A prominent median crest runs from the tip of the blade to the two conical perforations drilled from one side of the tang. The &#8230;</p>
S1987.702

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.702
<p>Blade, pointed and double-edged, slightly curved; slight ridges in center; pierced; notches in one side; semi-translucent marbled bluish/tan. (Some calcification; interior cracksbrown; pit in one side; minor nicks.)</p>
S1987.701

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.701
<p>Blade, pointed, slightly curved with a low ridge in the center; band of incised lozenges around the center; pierced twice; translucent greenish tan. (Mostly calcified; brown surface deposit.)</p>
S1987.700

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.700
<p>This jade ge blade is beveled along the upper and lower edges. The tip of the blade is not beveled but has sloping faces. A prominent median ridge runs from the tip of the blade, through the central perforation, to the tang. One corner of the butt end of the tang is decorated with two &#8230;</p>
S1987.699

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.699
<p>This jade blade ge is beveled along the upper and lower edges; the bevels end in a delicately ground, outward curving edge. The tip of the blade is not beveled but has sloping faces. A prominent median crest runs from the tip of the blade to the large conical perforation, drilled from one side. The &#8230;</p>
F1941.3

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1941.3
<p>Ceremonial weapon: Short, broad blade of mottled gray and gray green nephrite; weapon type; one conical perforation pierced from both sides.</p>
F1917.396.1

Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.396.1
<p>Large emblematic weapon of the type ko [ge] (one chip missing). Opaque nephrite mottled and striped in shades of gray and yellow gray. Carved and engraved with parallel ridges and lines in various patterns; a conical perforation in the tang. Acquired with an inscribed wooden box.</p>
F1917.365

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.365
<p>Fragment of ceremonial implement, of the type ko [ge] ; a notched handle with circular perforation and a portion of the slightly curved blade with median ridge; opaque black with traces of dark brown near perforation; smooth surface. (Jagged break across blade; cracks.) Acquired with a box, now lost.</p>
F1916.369

Forked blade (zhang 璋)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.369
<p>Ceremonial implement of the type kuei [gui] ; opaque, moss green with minute silvery specks and scattered light tan strata marks; area of mottled grayish brown decomposition at handle and a blue green streak at conical perforations; smoothed depressions near each end on one side; upper corner chamfered. (Handle and corner chipped.) Acquired with an &#8230;</p>
F1915.108

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1915.108
<p>Ceremonial weapon of the type ko [ge] ; 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.)</p>
F1915.69

Forked blade (zhang 璋)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1915.69
<p>Ceremonial implement of the type kuei [gui] ; long, wide form with bevelled end and perforation above handle; mottled pale cream and dark reddish brown with traces of black; smooth surface. (Slightly chipped, gouge at end of handle.)</p>