Round Ritual Implement (Bi)

Chinese
Shang dynasty
14th–13th century B.C.


Dimensions

23.9 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.921

Medium or Technique

Brownish-green nephrite jade

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 273)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual objects

Provenance

Purchased in Beijing, China by Okakura Kakuzo, May 1912.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund