Early Shang Dynasty
Greenish white jade ring with three tangent notches. Edges with dull rounded bevel except at notches where line of angle is sharply defined. 'Tie ring' used to hold the rope around presentation bales of silk.
Purchased from A. W. Bahr
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)
[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: p. 10, Fig. 10
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