- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
- Jade 'Cong'
- Other Titles
- Alternate Title: ts'ung
- Ritual Implements
- Work Type
- c. 1100 - 771 BCE
- Creation Place: East Asia, China
- Zhou dynasty, Western Zhou period, c. 1050-771 BCE
- Persistent Link
- Physical Descriptions
- Pale green translucent nephrite with brown and buff markings
- H. 7.5 x W. 7 x D. 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Weight 423 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. 406 by Max Loehr:
Four-sided perforated prism with a tubular projection at either end, of pale green translucent jade with brown and buff markings. The inner wall of the cylindrical perforation is perfectly smooth. Late Eastern Chou(?).
- 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
- THIS WORK MAY NOT BE LENT BY THE TERMS OF ITS ACQUISITION TO THE HARVARD ART MUSEUMS.
- The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
- 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. 406, p. 278
This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at firstname.lastname@example.org