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Object Number:30-8-12
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Formative Period
Date Made: Formative Period
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -1700
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Very thin, dull, gray-green jade dagger with an imprint of a textile and traces of red pigment. There are impressions of ribbed fabric on side A (not pseudomorphic) while the impressions on side B are different. The fiber is not identifiable for either. The yarn-fabric structures are white.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Jade (30 Nov 1962 - 03 Feb 1963) 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: Fig. 8,9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1930. "Some Ancient Chinese Jades". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 1. no. 4. pg. 15-19 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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