189 objects
S1999.120.2

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1999.120.2
<p>Large nephrite disk, mottled dark green with dark and light brown inclusions; it is uneven around its outer edge. Central hole drilled from one side.</p>
S1987.935.15

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.15
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slim cylindrical profile; undecorated; even pale olive gray-green with dark brown streaks.</p>
S1987.935.14

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.14
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slightly flared profile; undecorated; even dark gray-green with dark brown streaks; chipped smaller end.</p>
S1987.935.13

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.13
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; cylindrical profile; undecorated; even olive gray-green with dark brown streaks; one chipped end.</p>
S1987.935.11

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.11
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slim cylindrical profile; undecorated; even olive gray-green with dark brown streaks.</p>
S1987.935.9

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.9
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; cylindrical profile; undecorated; even pale olive gray-green with dark brown streaks.</p>
S1987.935.7

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.7
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slightly flared profile; two subtly incised bowstrings in the middle; even olive gray-green with dark brown streaks; uneven ends.</p>
S1987.935.6

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.6
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; cylindrical profile with triangular cross-section; undecorated; even olive gray-green with dark brown streaks.</p>
S1987.935.4

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.4
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slightly flared profile; two subtly incised bowstrings in low relief in the middle; even dark gray-green with dark brown streaks; uneven smaller end.</p>
S1987.935.3

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.3
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slightly flared profile; undecorated; even dark gray-green with dark brown streaks.</p>
S1987.935.2

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.935.2
<p>One of the fifteen beads found inside the bronze wine container you (S1987.968a-b); perforations drilled off-center from both sides; slightly flared profile; two simple bowstrings in low relief in the middle; even olive gray-green with dark brown streaks; chipped smaller end.</p>
S1987.930

Finial (?) in the form of a standing bird

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.930
<p>Jade handle has bird with delicate features etched onto surface. Bird has incised eyes, beak, legs and claws with crossed wings circling around back of handle. (Spotty calcification with brownish-colored areas on bottom. Straight brown line on chest of bird.)</p>
S1987.929

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.929
<p>Disk with biconical central hole; green brown mottled with some crystalline flakes, uneven surface and pitted. Seven chips on outside rim, three small holes on surface, and three indentations on surface; surface rough and degraded on both sides.</p>
S1987.927

Bracelet

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.927
<p>Thick circular bracelet; polished and undecorated; mottled ivory, amber, and yellowish green; uneven height; slightly convex inside wall.</p>
S1987.924

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.924
<p>Central hole slanted. Ridge on one side of outer edge. Light green translucent jade with darker markings in brown and tan. Chipped on outer edge.</p>
S1987.916

Axe (fu 斧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.916
<p>Light green jade with beige and brown and black specks. Hole for hafting at top edge and to one side. Traces of basketwork. (Two areas where object is rough and degraded. Otherwise intact.)</p>
S1987.865

Pendant in the form of a mask, probably reworked from a tube (cong 琮)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.865
<p>The mask appears to depict a horned owl. The frontal aspect is in the full round; the back is concave and plain. Single line decor provides the details, while deep notches give an openwork feeling. A hole under the beak is drilled from both sides. The color of the stone is green and brown, with &#8230;</p>
S1987.890

Axe (fu 斧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.890
S1987.887

Ten-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.887
<p>This slightly tapering jade prism, or cong , is square with a thick-walled, slightly recessed projection at either end. Straight vertical channels separate ten superimposed decorative units. These units, each of which is divided into two symmetrical halves that meet at the corners, consist of two bands, separated by a narrow horizontal channel. The wider, &#8230;</p>