Ceremonial blade (zhang)
Late Neolithic–Shang dynasty
about 1200–1000 B.C.
36.3 x 8.3 cm (14 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 273)
By 1917, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel