Dagger-axe (ge) with geometric decoration

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Historical period(s)
Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1050-771 BCE
Medium
Bronze with mother of pearl inlay
Dimensions
H x W: 29.3 x 12.2 cm (11 9/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan Province, purportedly from Xun xian
Notes
purportedly from Xun xian
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1934.8
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Weapon

Keywords
casting, China, inlay, Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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