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Ceremonial blade (zhang)

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Provenance

1917, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918); 1918, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago, residuary legatee under the will of her cousin Hervey E. Wetzel ; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 31, 1919)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Chinese, Late Neolithic–Shang dynasty, about 1200–1000 B.C.

Dimensions

36.3 x 8.3 cm (14 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.658

Medium or Technique

Nephrite

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects