Socketed axehead (fu) with knobs

Historical period(s)
ca. 1600-1050 BCE, concurrent with Shang dynasty
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 20.1 x 6.6 x 2.3 cm (7 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 7/8 in)
Geography
China, North or northwest
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.591
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Axe

Keywords
axe, casting, China, Paul Singer collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum