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Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
  • Geography

    Anyang, probably Henan province, China
  • Material

    Jade (nephrite)
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (overall): 3.7 x 13.8 x 0.2 cm (1 7/16 x 5 7/16 x 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2012.9.259
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.259

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1982
    S. N. Ferris Luboshez (1896-1984) [1]
    1982
    Sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Chinese and Japanese Works of Art, November 20, 1982, Sale #4966, lot 355: “Archaic Jade Dagger Axe“ [2]
    To 1997
    Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997), Summit, New Jersey [3]
    From 1997 to 1999
    In the custody of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC [4]
    From 1999
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler [5]
    Notes:
    [1] See auction catalogue from the Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York sale of November 20, 1982, Sale #4966.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See object record.
    [4] Between 1997 and 1999, The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art was in the custody of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC
    [5] See “The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art Gift Agreement” from March 1999, Collections Management Office. The object was formally accessioned into the museum’s permanent collection in 2012.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Sotheby's (New York)
    S. N. Ferris Luboshez (1896-1984)
    Dr. Paul Singer (1904-1997)
  • Origin

    Anyang, probably Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Ceremonial Object
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