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Acquired in 1936 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
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bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 1200 BC -1000 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Dagger-blade (ge), Nephrite jade, China, circa 1200 BC -1000 BC
dimensions
Length: 25.5 cm, Width: 7 cm
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exhibition_history
gallery
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history_note
id
34585
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:44:53.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:44:53.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
In Storage
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Nephrite jade
museum_number
A.60-1936
museum_number_token
a601936
object_number
O39558
object_type
Blade (ge)
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Light green, about half of it with brown mottles. One side hole, cutting mark from top to bottom more apparent on one side than the other, signs of wear. Tip rather squarish, bevelled tip also unusual.
place
China
primary_image_id
production_note
Thomas Lawton opinion 11/7/90: Tip has been re-cut. cf. blade in Freer Gallery which has same contrast between dark and light stone, i.e. the fascination with material was intentional.
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public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
blade-ge-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1000
year_start
-1205