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640 objects
F2011.1

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2011.1

(Described in the Last Will and Testament of Katharine Graham, 2002) Black archaic jade bi 璧 disk with rice grain spiral studs, fine beveled edges, offset pierced hole (minor surface nicks and calcification). Diameter: 8 ¼”, ½” thick Labeled with sticker no. 35.

F2000.10.1a-b

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2000.10.1a-b

Mottled jade bi 璧, greenish jade with rust mottling throughout the plain circular disk.

F1991.52

Pendant in form of a mask

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.52

The main element of the design of this ornamental pendant is a pair of “eyes,” drilled from the front, with perforated slits for “eyebrows,” and a swirling series of gently undulating curves. Below the eyes are seven sets of paired, pointed, teeth-like projections. Extending from the sides are symmetrically curved and hooked elements. The top …

F1990.24

Knife

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1990.24
F1990.17

Knife

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1990.17
F1983.3a-c

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1983.3a-c

Fashioned of tannish green stone with irregularly shaped, multicolored flecks throughout, the blade is highly polished on both surfaces. The blade, which has been reworked at one upper corner, has an otherwise straight back. Both of the oblique, shorter edges are straight. The curved cutting edge is beveled on both sides and is marked by …

F1983.2a-b

Pendant in the form of a fish

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1983.2a-b

Long, flat bodied fish with details shallowly incised on both sides, and a perforation through the snout. There is one long fin along the top of the fish and a pair of short fins on the belly. The body is essentially straight, but a slight curve is introduced at the tail. The lower section of …