Blade (ge)

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Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, 550 BCE-450 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.9 x 5.5 x 1.5 cm (5 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of an anonymous donor
Accession Number
FSC-B-604
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Blade

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1997
Private collection, Ossining, New York. [1]

From 1997
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of an anonymous donor, Ossining, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. and Mrs. George Fan

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

Copyright with museum