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400 objects
F1916.161

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.161

Ceremonial implement; long, thin blade form with beveled cutting edge, four conical perforations drilled from same side and niched handle; mottled brownish green with area of tan veins and a strip of translucent lighter green along cutting edge; smooth surface. (End broken, chips.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.118

One-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.118

Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; narrow projecting collar at both ends; rich cream and tans; decoration: incised and in low relief, stylized masks and double bands of fine lines on corners. (Collar chipped.)

F1916.160

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.160

Ceremonial implement; long, very thin blade form with sharp, beveled cutting edge; niched handle with perforation drilled from one side and cap shaped end; four circular perforations near upper edge drilled from another side; irregular cutting on one surface; translucent, light green with cloudy tan strata and scattered silvery incrustations and markings; high luster. (Break …

F1916.157

Six-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks, probably recut

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.157

Tall, squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; projecting collar at top and base; mottled rich browns, black, and yellowish tan; decoration: channeled and incised, vertical grooves on sides, horizontal notches, ridges, and circles at corners. (Slight surface defects.)

F1916.156

Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.156

Thin plaque of the type huang 璜; roughly semicircular with two conical perforations; closely mottled shades of light to dark browns; satin smooth surface. (Broken in four pieces and mended.)