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view 2006bf5067 jpg s Unknown EAS 1250 BC-1050 BC (made) Jade blade with a bronze handle in the shape of a dragon, China, Shang dynasty, 1200-1150 BC. Length: 33.4 cm China, room 44 1472 Halberd with bronze handle Shang dynasty 1250-1050 BC A jade halberd was not a weapon for combat... 2014-08-29T19:25:11.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:11.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 Jade blade, mounted on a bronze handle FE.21-1984 fe211984 O18887 Blade true Jade blade mounted on a bronze handle in the shape of a bird head with a long curled snout and ... China 2006BF5067 This object is a kind of weapon or dagger-axe called a ge in Chinese. Its blade is of jade... 3 VA blade-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z -1050 -1250 view
view 2006bf5067 jpg s Unknown Stanley Charles Nott, Chinese Jade throughout the Ages, London 1936, pl.VI Oriental Art in the... EAS Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee ca. 1200 BC (made) Shang ge with dark green markings on handle Length: 35 cm Ayers and Rawson, Chinese Jade throughout the Ages (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1975-31/12/1975) International Exhibition of Chinese Art (Royal Academy of Arts 01/01/1935-31/12/1936) China, room 44 17815 Halberd (ge) Shang dynasty About 1200 BC A jade halberd was not a weapon for combat but a... 2014-08-29T20:29:35.000Z 2014-08-29T20:29:35.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 Nephrite jade, carved A.71-1936 a711936 O12690 Blade true Pale green-brown dagger with dark green flecks. The central ridge of this ceremonial dagger is... China 2006BF5067 In ancient times the Chinese people made weapons from bronze and ceremonial objects from jade.... 3 VA blade-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z -1196 -1205 view
view 2006bf5258 jpg s Unknown EAS Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee 1400 BC-1200 BC (made) Height: 26 cm Chinese art (Burlington Fine Arts Club 01/01/1915-31/12/1915) China, room 44 17817 Food vessel (li) Shang dynasty 1450-1250 BC All ancient bronze vessels had a specific name.... 2014-08-29T20:29:36.000Z 2014-08-29T20:29:36.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 bronze Cast bronze M.3-1935 m31935 O12693 Vessel true Bronze vessel (li) with three-lobed body, everted rim and two vertical loop handles, standing on... China 2006BF5258 The distinctive three-lobed shape of this bronze vessel, in Chinese called a li, derives from a... 3 VA vessel-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z casting -1200 -1400 view
view 2006bf5821 jpg s Unknown EAS Doris Marchetti Gift 1150 BC-1050 BC (made) Height: 32 cm China, room 44 17819 Goblet (gu) Shang dynasty 1150-1050 BC All ancient bronze vessels had a specific name. This... 2014-08-29T20:29:36.000Z 2014-08-29T20:29:36.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 bronze Cast bronze FE.156-1988 fe1561988 O12712 Goblet true Tall and slender bronze goblet (gu) with two bands of taotie motifs (zoomorphic masks) round the... China 2006BF5821 This vessel, called a gu in Chinese, is an exquisite example of bronze craftsmanship. It was made... 3 VA goblet-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z casting -1050 -1150 view
view 2006bc1441 jpg s Unknown Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, No. 20 EAS ca. 1200 BC (made) Height: 9 cm China, room 44 Purchase from the Percy D. Krolik collection, previously on loan to V&A 35825 Bird pendant Shang dynasty About 1200 BC The pendant is shaped as a bird with a high... 2014-08-29T21:50:04.000Z 2014-08-29T21:50:04.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 Nephrite jade, carved FE.30-1973 fe301973 O40722 Bird pendant true Pale yellowish green jade with traces of cinnabar, in the shape of a bird with a high crest and a... China 2006BC1441 Small flat slabs of jade carved in the shape of animals or birds were worn as pendants in ancient... 3 VA bird-pendant-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z -1196 -1205 view
view 2006am7384 jpg s Unknown EAS Brooks Bequest 15th century BC-14th century BC (made) Height: 35 cm China, room 44 69150 Wine jar (weng) Shang dynasty 1450-1350 BC All ancient bronze vessels had a specific name. This... 2014-08-29T23:56:39.000Z 2014-08-29T23:56:39.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 ? zuo fu zun ge Cast bronze M.1163:1, 2-1926 m1163121926 O72102 Wine jar true This bronze wine jar is called a 'pou' in Chinese. In ancient China a great variety of food and... China 2006AM7384 This bronze wine jar is called a pou in Chinese. In ancient China metalworkers made a great... 3 VA wine-jar-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z -1300 -1500 view
view 2006am7381 jpg s Unknown EAS Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee 13th century BC-12th century BC (made) Height: 28.7 cm China, room 44 69212 Wine vessel (zun) Shang dynasty 1300-1050 BC All ancient bronze vessels had a specific name.... 2014-08-29T23:57:00.000Z 2014-08-29T23:57:00.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 Cast bronze M.4-1935 m41935 O72171 Wine vessel true This bronze wine jar is called a 'zun' in Chinese. In ancient China a great variety of food and... China 2006AM7381 This bronze wine jar is called a zun in Chinese. In ancient China metalworkers made a great... 3 VA wine-vessel-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z -1100 -1300 view
view 2006bd5475 jpg s Unknown EAS Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee 1200 BC-1100 BC (made) Bronze vessel (zun), 1200-1100 BC, Shang dynasty, Chinese. Height: 21 cm International Exhibition of Chinese Art (Royal Academy of Arts 01/01/1935-31/12/1936) China, room 44 71279 Wine vessel Shang dynasty 1250-1050 BC This wine vessel is shaped like an owl. Cast... 2014-08-30T00:07:08.000Z 2014-08-30T00:07:08.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 9 104.165649 Bronze, cast M.5:1, 2-1935 m51935 O74109 Vessel true Bronze container in the form of an owl, with a removeable head. The short-eared owl stands on its... China 2006BD5475 This figure of an owl represents a type of ritual bronze vessel called zun, used for storing wine... 3 VA vessel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z -1100 -1200 view