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Blade

A work made of jade.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of jade.

Date:

Shang period, c. 1600/1045 B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

On View

Arts of Asia, Gallery 131

Title

Blade

Origin

China

Date

Made 2000 BCE–1001 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

35.5 × 7.6 × .8 cm 14 in. total length; 3 in. greatest width around hole; 5/16 in. average thickness

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.315

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