string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1934.13" Socketed axe with geometric decoration - National Museum of Asian Art

Socketed axe with geometric decoration

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1050-771 BCE
  • Geography

    Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 12.9 x 8.7 cm (5 1/16 x 3 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1934.13
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1934.13

Object Details

  • Description

    Blade of unknown type with tubular socket for hafting. Patinated smoothly with malachite showing traces of textile wrapping.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Art (February 18, 1983 to April 1, 1987)
    Chinese Art (June 15, 1982 to September 24, 1982)
    Chinese Art (March 15, 1982 to June 15, 1982)
    Chinese Art (March 9, 1981 to March 12, 1982)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
  • Origin

    Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Weapon and Armament
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