Forked blade (zhang璋), fragment

Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 5000-ca. 1700 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 38.8 x 7.3 x 0.7 cm (15 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz
Accession Number
FSC-S-98
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Tool and Equipment
Type

Chisel

Keywords
China, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), nephrite
Provenance

To ?
Duanfang (1861-1911)

To 2000
Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz (d. 2001), Armonk, New York [2]

From 2000
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz, Armonk, New York [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[2] See Collections Management Notes in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Duanfang 1861-1911
Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz 1913 - 2001

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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