Keywords: nephrite

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

There are no additional categories to filter for this search.

400 objects
F1916.766

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.766

Cylindrical bead form with off-center longitudinal perforation bored from both sides leaving median ridge; richly mottled browns and yellowish green; one rough pitted area. (One end worn down and chipped.) One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759–766. Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1917.24

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.24

Ceremonial object; broad, quadrilateral blade form; beveled cutting edge; three conical perforations near upper edge; short ends oblique and slightly curved; dull olive green with under surface markings and tan spots; white clouding of incipient disintegration; surface smooth. (Slightly chipped.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.764

Hexagonal ornamental bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.764

Ornament; bead of long hexagonal form with longitudinal perforation; mottled gray, white, and brown; decoration: lightly incised, four rows of characters outlined in brown ink; satin smooth surface. One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759–766. Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.763

Cylindrical bead, with added inscription

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.763

Roughly cylindrical bead form with longitudinal perforation irregularly bored from both ends; under color is translucent gray almost hidden by dark brown surface mottling; decoration: incised, eight rows of small characters, some worn and obliterated; rims worn. One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759–766. Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.762

Cylindrical bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.762

Cylindrical bead form with wide longitudinal perforation bored from both sides leaving slight median ridge; translucent, gray with dark brown streaks and tan veinings; high luster. One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759–766. Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.761

Cong-shaped bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.761

Miniture ts’ung [cong] 琮; bead in form of miniature squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; mottled yellow and brown; decoration: short horizontal grooves at edges; high luster. (Old chip on edge.) One of a set of nine; see F1916.384 and F1916.759–766. Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1917.19

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.19

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides, leaving pronounced median ridge; mottled light to medium olive greens and some reddish brown and slate-colored areas; partially covered on both sides with a silvery film of incipient disintegration; roughly cut saw marks on both sides; uneven in thickness. (Rim chipped and broken, …