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Ring

Ring

Object Number:30-8-1
Place Name:China
Period:Han Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Jade bi, or disc of heaven. The color is a dull yellow ochre with worn rough blotches; bits of greenish conglomorate appear here and there. The hole has a bevel of 3/8" slant on one side and 5/16" on the other. Said to be early Han and from the same grave as 30-8-2.

Ceremonial Tablet

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Ceremonial Tablet

Object Number:30-8-6
Place Name:China
Period:Zhou Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Fragment of grey-green jade tablet (gui) mottled slightly with much blue. The tablet also has moss-like brown veins on the handle. It is very thin, the thickest place (at the hole) being only 1/16" deep. There is a part of it which has broken off (now missing). It may have been originally twice the length.

Mortuary House

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Mortuary House

Object Number:C356
Place Name:China
Period:Han Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Purchased from Yamanaka, 1918

Description

Pottery model of a han house or watch tower with three stroies. It has a green glaze and birds on the roof.

Ornament, Disc

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Ornament, Disc

Object Number:30-8-3
Place Name:China
Period:Shang Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Greenish white jade ring, xuanji, with three tangent notches. The edges have a dull, rounded, bevel except for the notches where the line of angle is sharply defined. It is a 'tie ring' used to hold the rope around presentation bales of silk.

Ritual Vessel

Ritual Vessel

Object Number:41-25-1A
Place Name:China
Period:Western Zhou Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1941

Description

Ding (鼎), bronze food vessel with cover and three legs. The body is strongly decorated with three large bovine taotie masks separated by flanges. The cover handle and the two upright handles on the vessel are ornamented with wide-mouthed spiral horned animals in high relief. Greyish green patina. On the inside of the lid and on the bottom of the bowl there is an ox head.

Beaker, Chinese Ritual Vessel

Beaker, Chinese Ritual Vessel

Object Number:29-25-1
Place Name:China
Period:Western Zhou Dynasty
Culture: Chinese
Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 1929

Description

Zun, 尊, with wide central band of ornament between two raised lines, top and bottom. Design consists of confronted birds between taotie masks. Inscription inside the base reads: 獸作父庚寶尊彝.[弓]. "Shòu zuò fù gēng bǎo zūn yí gōng" ("Shou made for his Father Day 7 this precious ritual vessel. [Lineage emblem.]"). Triangular piece broken from foot. Crack at lip shows a mend.
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