Axe Head


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 30-8-4
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Shang Dynasty
Date Made Early Shang Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Jade
Technique Drilled | Polished

Jade axe-head. Heavy, green jade with iron spots-large chip in edge of blade. One side rounded and beveled. Edge beveled. Cone shaped perforation drilled from one side.

Credit Line Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

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