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Native NameXuanji
Object Number:30-8-3
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Early Shang Dynasty
Early Date: -1750
Late Date: -1389
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Technique:Carved
Polished
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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

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: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. no. 3. pg. 4-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10, Fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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