Keywords: nephrite

640 objects

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

Miniature blade; chalky white incrustation with traces of cream color showing through in worn spots; blade bevelled; butt decorated with bands of vertical and horizontal incised lines, conical perforations bored from one side in center of butt. (Blade edge badly chipped and broken.)


Dagger-axe (ge 戈) with bird, fragment reworked

Miniature blade. Ornament in form of miniature curved blade with two conical perforations drilled from the same side; gray and terra cotta color with traces of ochre stain; blade beveled, handle in form of crested bird, decoration incised on one side, in relief on the other; satin smooth surface except for area of granular white …


Ancestor tablet

Ornament of roughly rectangular shape; translucent mottled tan and cream color with areas of white film of incipient disintegration; blunt blade edge is indicated by lightly incised line and beveling; upper edge has irregular notches and a narrow projection; satin smooth surface. (One small chip). Acquired with a box, now lost.


Ancestor tablet

Handle; dagger shaped; semitranslucent, cream white with gray areas on one side; slight earth incrustations; decoration: incised lines. (End broken and cracked.) Acquired with a box, now lost.