Light marble ta ts'ung, or cylinder, of a mellow yellow or cream color. The tube within the cube is bored from both ends leaving a ridge in the middle. Engraved double line rectangle decoration. Originally said to be early Han from the same grave as 30-8-1.
Purchased from A. W. Bahr
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum. Expedition. 20 (3): 4-20.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 5, Fig. 1
[Article] 1930. Some Ancient Chinese Jades. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (4): 15-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19
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