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Native Name:
Cong
Object Number:
30-8-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1644
Late Date:
1912
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Serpentine
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Engraved
Description:
Light marble cong, or cylinder, of a mellow yellow or cream color. The tube within the cube is bored from both ends leaving a ridge in the middle. Engraved double line rectangle decoration. Originally said to be early Han from the same grave as 30-8-1.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr
Other Number:
01002   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
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Bibliography:

[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: 5, Fig. 1
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[Article] 1930. Some Ancient Chinese Jades. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (4): 15-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19
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