Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Forgery in the style of the Erlitou culture 二裏頭 (ca. 2000-1600 BCE)
Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the late Neolithic or Shang dynasty (ca. 2000- 1050 BCE)
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 8 x 46.8 x 0.4 cm (3 1/8 x 18 7/16 x 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.256
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Dagger-axe

Keywords
China, dagger-axe, forgery, Modern period (1912 - present), nephrite, Paul Singer collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Undetermined copyright