Arrowhead 玉箭头 箭 头 - ROM2012_13014_11

ROM2012_13014_11

Arrowhead 玉箭头

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: Reportedly from Hui Xian, northern Henan province, China
Date: 13th-early 8th century BC
Period: Shang-Western Zhou Dynasty
Dimensions:
7.5 x 2.5 cm
Object number: 947.31.23
Credit Line: Bishop William C. White Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of China
Description; The arrowhead is made on mottled grey-green jade, which is now almost wholly calcified on one side, and remains of vermillion on the other. Well-polished, this arrowhead has sharp edges on two-winged points with a short and cylinder stem. 玉质青色,有灰褐色纹理,有朱砂痕迹。整体呈三角形,中间起脊线,双翼,边锋尖锐,有圆梃。通体磨光,无纹。(古方)
Collection:
China
Browse Categories:Weapons & Armour
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