Keywords: Carl Whiting Bishop collection

740 objects

Harvesting knife (hu 笏)

Blade. Tannish gray stone cutting blade of uneven shape. The cutting edge, which curves upward on two diagonal planes, is beveled from one side. An irregularity in the flat upper edge of the blade apparently was part of the original, resulting from an imperfection in the material. Two closely placed bi-conical perforations occur along the …


Pendant in the form of a bird

Bird pendant of semi-translucent, mottled greenish-white material. Bird depicted in profile with details of beak, crest, wings, tail, and legs rendered in summary manner. Straight, incised line separates legs and tail from upper portion of body on either side of pendant. Biconical perforation for eye.