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Native NameCong
Object Number: 30-8-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 907
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Dark green jade cong, tube within a cube. Symbol of earth. Collector dated piece to early Han but probably from the Tang Dynasty.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

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