- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
- Small Jade 'Cong'
- Other Titles
- Alternate Title: ts'ung
- Ritual Implements
- Work Type
- 16th cent. BCE - 11th cent. BCE
- Creation Place: East Asia, China
- Shang dynasty, c. 1600-c. 1050 BCE
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Bluish gray nephrite, partly calcified, with traces of soil and cinnabar
- 1.6 x 5.3 x 4.4 cm (5/8 x 2 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
unspecified: 46 g
- Published Text
- Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
- Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber
- Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975)
Catalogue entry no. 111 by Max Loehr:
111 Small Ts’ung
Bluish gray jade, partly calcified, with traces of soil and cinnabar. Being of small dimensions, the object resembles a ring which has been squared off and had its corners chamfered. The perforation is cylindrical. Shang.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- Publication History
Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber, Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1975), cat. no. 111, p. 106
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