Thirteen-tier tube (cong 琮) with masks

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Maker(s)
Artist: Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Liangzhu Culture, Late Neolithic period, 3300-2250 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D (cong): 32.6 × 6.9 × 6.8 cm (12 13/16 × 2 11/16 × 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China, Lake Tai region
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2016.2a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Ceremonial object

Keywords
China, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), nephrite
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)
Duanfang 1861-1911
Elizabeth Meyer

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Jades for Life and Death
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum