Bi disc - ROM2012_13004_2

ROM2012_13004_2

Bi disc

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: China
Date: 4th-3rd millennium BC
Period: Neolithic period
Dimensions:
0.4 x 0.5 x 10.2 cm
Object number: 915.7.63
Credit Line: Gift of Sir Robert Mond
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
DescriptionFaintly translucent brownish with cream and amber veining on one face, more consistently amber-toned on other, this ring is fairly even circular form. One edge and opposite face beveled off. Nicely polished on surface, it shows traces of tentative perforating, also faint, straight saw scars. Reverse shows tangential crack more strongly. 玉质淡褐色,有深褐色沁斑。器体扁平圆形,孔径大。通体磨光,无纹。(Gu Fang)
Collection:
China
Browse Categories:Sacred & Ceremonial
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