- Provenance research underway.
Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; ends flat; proportions irregular; uneven boring leaving deep ledge in interior; black and blackish brown with iridescent, golden brown flecks; silvery incrustation; surface worn and roughened with irregularities; decoration: channeled grooves and notches.
Acquired with an inscribed box and stand, now lost.
- Published References
- J. Keith Wilson, Jingmin Zhang. Jades for Life and Death. .
- Frederick William Gookin. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Paintings, Sculptures and Jade Objects from the Collection formed by Charles Lang Freer, and Given by Him to the Nation through the Smithsonian Institution, Exhibition November 15 to December 8, 1917. Exh. cat. Chicago, November 15 - December 8, 1917. p. 46, no. 103.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)
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