Ceremonial Tablet


Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Gui
Object Number 30-8-6
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Zhou Dynasty
Date Made Early Zhou Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Jade

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.

Credit Line Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

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