Short Ritual Implement (Yue)

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ritual objects

Inscription

Longshan culture

Provenance

Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo, May 1912.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund