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Longshan culture

Provenance

Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo, May 1912.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese; Longshan culture, Neolithic period, late 3rd millennium B.C.

Dimensions

19.3 x 11.7 cm (7 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.917

Medium or Technique

Dark brown nephrite jade with engraved mask design

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual Objects