Jade and bronze

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Jade and bronze

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Entities made of jade and bronze

Items in the Jade and bronze Collection

Sculpture: Coin
One irregularly shaped, cast bronze sculpture. Served as a coin called ‘Ant Money’. Details carved in relief.

Bronze: vessel
One bronze jug with a cylindrical body moulded into an S-shape. In the form of a zun but with a handle attached to the lower half of the body. Vessel exhibits green patina with flecks of metallic yellow and red. Narrow groove encircling waist defines…

Bronze: sculpture
One very small bronze figure in the form of a stylised fox head. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina.

Jade: ornament
One rectinlinear yellow-white jade ornament with rounded corners. Yellow-brown vein. Slightly convex obverse presents shallow relief-carved stylised design of a dragon under a tree. Reverse is flat and presents four holes pierced part way through…

Jade: huang
One crescent-shaped grey-white jade huang. Brown-flecked vein. From a girdle pendant. Obverse presents incised intertwining pattern. One suspension hole near left-hand inside rim. Remains of two suspension holes on right-hand edge. Two square notches…

Jade: ornament
One triangular blue-grey jade ornament in the form of a stylised cicada. Blue and brown vein. Obverse presents convex body carved in shallow relief. Reverse is flat with incised details.

Jade: carving
One cylindrical yellow-white jade carving. Brown vein. Exterior surface presents engraved design of stylised dragon. Hole pierced part way along longitudinal axis from bottom end.

Jade: carving
One elongated cylindrical white jade carving. Yellow-brown vein. Exterior surface presents engraved geometric pattern. Hole pierced through longitudinal axis.

Jade: cong
One yellow-brown jade cong. Dark brown vein. Top and bottom present inner ring relief superimposed on square outer cross-section. Each side of long body exhibits image of dragon carved in low relief.

Jade: ornament
One cylindrical white mutton-fat jade ornament. Light brown vein. Slightly raised horizontal central band presenting shallow relief-carved serpentine pattern. Rounded upper surface surmounted by carved dragon. Flat base.

Jade: pendant
One approximately rectangular white mutton-fat jade pendant. Convex obverse presents incised spiral patterns. Reverse is flat. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: pendant
One serpentine white mutton-fat jade pendant. Obverse and reverse present flat surfaces on which wave and spiral patterns are incised or carved in shallow relief. Tablet-like body of carving is pierced to create three serpentine interior openings.…

Jade: ornament
One circular white mutton-fat jade ornament. Obverse exhibits convex profile with relief carving of dragon. Reverse exhibits convex profile.

Jade: pendant
One rectangular translucent white jade pendant. Obverse and reverse present engraved continuous wave pattern. Carved ornamentation of upper extremity is laterally inverted mirror repetition of that at lower extremity. Likely Hetian jade from Xinjiang…

Adze-shaped jade
One adze-shaped jade object. White with brown vein. One round hole at the top.

Jade: sui
One rectangular yellow-brown jade sui. Darker brown vein. Obverse presents carved dot pattern in low relief. One end has been broken off.

Jade: gui
One elongated blade-shaped green jade gui. Dark green vein.

Jade: bi
One circular brown and white jade bi. Small circular central hole. Obverse and reverse present arabesque relief patterns defining four double S-shapes and a cruciform contained within plain narrow outer border.

Jade: bi
One circular translucent grey-blue jade bi. Small circular central hole. Obverse and reverse present image of a fish in the sea contained within plain narrow outer border.

Jade: bi
One circular brown jade bi. Brown-flecked vein. Medium-sized central hole.

Jade: bi
One circular semi-translucent brown and grey jade bi. White-streaked vein. Small circular central hole.

Jade: bi
One circular mottled grey and brown jade bi. Medium-sized circular central hole.

Jade: yuan
One circular translucent white jade yuan. Brown vein over two thirds of obverse and reverse circumference. Large circular central hole.

Jade: bi
One circular grey-white jade bi. Brown-flecked vein. Medium-sized circular central hole. Narrow recess around outer circumference in pulley fashion. Obverse presents narrow rectangular radial incision.

Adze-shaped jade
One adze-shaped jade object. Green with darker green vein. One round hole at top.

Jade: qiao
One translucent green jade scabbard chape or qiao. Brown-green vein. Flat top edge widening to curved base. Obverse and reverse decorated in three bands; upper and lower bands exhibit incised serpentine pattern; central band exhibits relief-carved…

Jade: pendant
One blade-shaped translucent green-white jade pendant. Green-brown vein. Obverse presents vertical line of four Chinese characters 漢軍司馬 meaning ‘Minister of War of Han Army’. Small hole pierced at top with white cord threaded through.

Jade: ornament
One oval-shaped white jade ornament. Green and brown vein. Circular central hole. Obverse and reverse present ten incised circles.

Jade: sword-guard
One oval translucent grey-white jade sword-guard. Blue-brown and orange vein. Central circular hole. Obverse presents annular concave bevel around central hole and five inscribed Chinese characters along lower face.

Jade: ornament
One light-brown jade ornament. Darker brown-flecked vein. Comprises two linked discs in a figure eight configuration. Upper disc is smaller than the lower. Both discs present circular central holes of approximately equal size. Two small projections…

Jade: yuan
One circular white jade yuan. Brown-flecked vein. Large circular central hole.

Jade: knife
One elongated white jade knife. Yellow-brown vein. Broken in the middle.

Jade: sword-guard
One oval-shaped white jade sword-guard. Light brown vein. Oval-shaped hole in centre. Obverse presents convex surface on which are carved two stylised birds in shallow relief. Reverse surface is flat.

Jade: bi
One circular brown jade bi. Four equidistantly-spaced projecting lugs on outer circumference. Large circular central hole. Obverse presents engraved pattern of diamonds and a date. Reverse presents four archaic Chinese characters.

Jade: pendant
One white jade pendant. Grey-brown vein. In the shape of a bi embellished with a carved crouching lion on the upper edge and a smaller carved crouching lion on the lower edge. Tail of upper lion extends into obverse face; tail of lower lion extends…

Jade: huang, one jade pendant, and one jade carving in a box
Two crescent-shaped translucent jade huang. First huang is white mutton-fat jade with yellow vein. Second huang is green jade with dark green vein. Both huang from girdle pendants. At extremities of their crescent forms each huang possesses a…

Jade: bi
One circular mutton-fat white jade bi. Four equidistantly-spaced carved busts resting on folded arms and facing alternately obverse and reverse on outer circumference. Small circular central hole with blue cord threaded through. Obverse and reverse…

Jade: sui
One white jade sui. Each end of obverse presents serpentine relief carving. Reverse presents a flat surface engraved with a repetitive series of circles and spirals.

Jade: bi
One circular grey-white jade bi. Crackle-patterned red vein. Small circular central hole.

Jade: bi
One circular green jade bi. Dark green vein. Small circular central hole.

Jade: pendant
One yellow-white jade pendant in the shape of a flattened bell. Light brown vein. Obverse and reverse present central band of interlocking triangles in-filled with incised striations. Upper end terminates in carved bracket pierced with small hole.

Jade: ornament
One egg-shaped green-white jade ornament. Small hole pierced through longitudinal axis.

Jade: tablet
One rectangular mottled green jade tablet. Obverse presents four lines of engraved characters in a mixture of seal script and regular script. Tapered circular peg projects from base.

Jade: ornament
One cylindrical white jade ornament. Upper end terminates in carved bracket pierced with small hole. Red silk tassel threaded through; secured with a circlet of small pearls. Bottom end presents small hole pierced part way through longitudinal axis.…

Jade: pendant
One oval-shaped grey-white jade pendant. Light brown vein. Obverse presents convex relief carving of a coiled animal. Incised details. Reverse is flat with two pairs of small holes.

Jade: pendant
One blade-shaped grey-white jade pendant. Engraved with composite bird and cicada design. Blue-grey vein. Small hole at the top. Implement used to loosen knots.

Jade: pendant
One jade pendant. Carved in the shape of a cicada with details engraved on obverse and reverse. Dark blue-grey vein. Small hole at top with blue cord threaded through.

Jade: pendant
One white jade pendant. Brown vein. Obverse and reverse present engraved serpentine patterns. Perimeter exhibits rectilinear cut-out. Hole pierced through longitudinal axis with blue cord threaded through; knotted at either end to secure pendant.

Jade: pendant
One arc-shaped white mutton-fat jade pendant. Dark brown vein. Obverse presents relief carving of stylized lion. Reverse is flat with incised serpentine patterns. Small hole pierced through pendant near tail of lion. Another small hole is pierced…

Jade: pendant
One shield-shpaed white jade pendant with serpentine ornamentation at the top. Grey-brown vein. Incised details on both slightly convex obverse and flat reverse. Small circular central hole.

Jade: pendant
One grey-white jade pendant. Dark grey vein. Small hole pierced in top with orange cord threaded through.

Jade: pendant
One crescent-shaped white mutton-fat jade pendant. Brown vein. Two small holes pierced at top with blue cord threaded through.

Jade: pendant
One T-shaped white jade pendant. Grey-brown vein. Convex obverse surface; flat reverse surface. Pierced with six small holes.

Jade: pendant
One dark brown jade pendant. Dark grey vein. Taotie-like face carved in relief on one side. Two holes pierced either side of obverse and another hole pierced longitudinally.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Yellow-green with brown-flecked vein. Obverse and reverse present band of incised decoration. Small hole pierced near top.

Jade: gui
One elongated blade-shaped olive green jade gui. Brown-green and dark green vein.

Jade: bi
One circular mottled grey-brown jade bi. Medium-sized circular central hole. Obverse presents interlocking geometric pattern arranged in two concentric rings. Reverse presents geometric patterns arranged in two concentric rings. Inner ring exhibits…

Jade: cong
One grey jade cong. Dark grey-brown vein. Obverse and reverse present inner ring relief superimposed on square outer cross-section. Each side presents four rectangular reliefs incised with vertical parallel lines.

Jade: cong
One white jade cong. Brown-grey vein. Obverse and reverse present inner ring relief superimposed on square outer cross-section.

Jade: cong
One light-grey jade cong. Brown-flecked vein. Obverse and reverse present inner ring relief superimposed on square outer cross-section.

Jade: zu cong
One circular light grey jade zu cong 组琮. Brown-flecked vein. Four equidistantly-spaced protruding arc-shaped sections around outside circumference.

Jade: yuan
One circular bone-coloured jade yuan. Brown-flecked vein. Circumference embellished with head tail and four feet of a stylised turtle.

Jade: cong
One grey-green jade cong. Brown-flecked vein. Obverse and reverse present inner ring relief superimposed on square outer cross-section. Two opposing sides present decorative dragons in shallow relief; the other two opposing sides present an…

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Grey-white with light brown vein. Obverse and reverse present band of incised decoration with detail of stylised animal head. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Yellow-brown with green-brown vein. Obverse and reverse present band of incised decoration comprising stylized tiger head within bounding lines. Immediately beneath band of incised decoration obverse and reverse present a…

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Yellow-white with dark green vein. Obverse and reverse present band of incised serpentine decoration in ruyi fungal pattern. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: adze-shaped
One triangular adze-shaped jade object. Red-brown with darker red-brown vein. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Grey-white with grey-brown vein. Obverse presents four rows of archaic characters 戊王五十介X雨XX月XXXX日王X. Small hole pierced near top.

Jade: gui
One short blade-shaped pale blue-green gui. Dark olive-brown vein. Lower edge describes an arc; upper edge defines a low triangle pierced with a hole.

Jade: sui
One rectangular grey-white jade sui. Brown-flecked vein.

Jade: sui
One broad rectangular grey-green jade sui. Dark brown vein. Upper two thirds of obverse presents incised serpentine ruyi fungal patterns and lower third an incised taotie pattern.

Jade: pendant
One grey-white jade pendant in the shape of a fish. Blue-grey vein. Obverse and reverse exhibit engraved details of eyes gills and fins. Small hole in the head and a larger hole where tail curves around into the body.

Jade: gui
One blade-shaped translucent yellow-white jade gui. Yellow vein. Pointed top and flat base. Left and right edges present wave profile. Small hole pierced through upper right obverse.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Blue-grey and brown. Obverse and reverse present row of Chinese characters. Small hole at the top.

Jade: pendant
One bone-white jade girdle pendant in the shape of a crouching lion. Light brown vein. Engraved details on both sides.

Jade: pendant
One translucent green jade girdle pendant in the shape of a dragon. Brown vein. Obverse and reverse exhibit engraved outline and spiral pattern representing scales.

Jade: ornament
One blade-shaped green-brown jade ornament. Dark brown vein. Two edges exhibit serpentine cut-out pattern. Obverse and reverse present band of incised decorations.

Jade: pendant
One yellow-brown jade girdle pendant. Repaired.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Blue-green with darker green vein. One round hole at the top.

Brass: daigou
One oval-shaped brass daigou decorated with jade carving. Obverse presents grey-white mutton-fat jade relief-carving of dragon mounted in brass. Reverse presents two brass belt loops and clasp.

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Green-brown with dark green vein. Small hole near top.

Jade: ya zhang
One blade-shaped elongated white jade ya zhang. Light brown vein. Small hook carved into lower left obverse edge. Small hole adjacent to hook.

Jade: ornament
One rectangular yellow-white jade ornament. Yellow-brown vein. Central rectangular opening occupied by small crouching figure with left arm raised. Carved details at top and bottom. Obverse and reverse each present engraved symbols.

Jade: pendant
One cylindrical translucent white jade pendant chisel. Brown vein. Upper end surmounted by relief carving of a dog immediately beneath which is a small hole piercing body of pendant. Lower end carved into chisel shape.

Jade: gui
One blade-shaped jade gui. Green with darker green vein.

Jade: pendant
One serpentine hook-shaped white mutton-fat jade pendant carved into the form of a dragon. Incised details.

Jade: ornament
One oval-shaped mutton-fat white jade ornament in the form of a scented fruit.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Exhibits green patina. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded by concentric rings with moulded patterns in shallow relief. Innermost ring presents twelve circles arranged in four groups of three. Penultimate ring…

Jade: daigou
One serpentine green jade daigou. Dark green vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Lower right obverse body presents serpentine design carved in low relief.

Bronze: implement
One tongue-shaped bronze dagger-axe (ge). Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Behind blade (yuan) is a ring-shaped socket for a staff. The other side of the socket terminates in a rectangular flange (nei) the obverse and reverse of which…

Bronze: vessels
Two tripodal bronze wine cups (jue) of near identical size and shape. One vessel exhibits more pronounced green patina. Each vessel presents a cylindrical body with a rounded bottom and an upper lip that flares into a wide triangular spout opposing a…

Bronze: bell
One bronze bell (bo) with diamond-shaped cross-section. Each side presents a three by three array of nine moulded projecting coils surrounded by a decoative border in moulded relief. Without clapper. Pattern of meanders and projecting coils.

Bronze: implement
One bronze dagger-axe (ge). Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Ge consists of an elongated blade (yuan) behind which is a flange (nei) perforated by a small hole. Obverse and reverse of nei present turquoise inlay.

Bronze: sculpture
One bronze figurine of an animal with a prominent muzzle and neck and a short slender body. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Legs are missing.

Bronze: vessel
One approximately circular bronze food bowl (gui). Dark green and brown patina. Two ring-shaped handles located on opposing sides of shoulder of vessel. Upper rim presents folded lip.

Jade: ornament
One blue-grey jade ornament in the shape of a coiled animal. Brown vein.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded by moulded figures in high relief all oriented in the same direction.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded two concentric rings of moulded patterns. Inner ring presents animals and fruit in high relief. Outer ring presents Chinese characters. Narrow bevelled outer rim presents…

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded by four Chinese characters 羅近園記 moulded in shallow relief and spaced equidistantly around the circumference.

Jade: daigou
One slender serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a swan.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine yellow-white jade daigou. Obverse body presents relief carving of two monkeys and fruit.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine yellow-white jade daigou. Yellow-brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Pink vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents relief carving of double Korean lion.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One bulbous serpentine white jade daigou carved in shape of a dragon. Light brown vein.

Jade: bi
One circular green-brown jade bi traversed in the frontal plane by a rectangular bar squared off at the bottom and arrow-shaped at the top. Dark green and purple-brown vein. Medium-sized circular central hole. Obverse presents incised serpentine…

Bronze: vessel
One bronze hu or zhi with a cylindrical body and lid moulded into an S-shape. Vessel exhibits green patina flecked with metallic orange-red. Four equidistantly-spaced vertical flanges divide lid and body into quadrants. Lid surmounted by a…

Jade: daigou
One serpentine pale green-white jade daigou. Dark green vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Bronze: implement
One slender bronze dagger. Exhibits green-brown patina. Upper butt moulded into opposed horn spirals. Obverse and reverse of butt present moulded linear scale pattern and a stylized human mask at the juncture of butt and blade.

Jade: censer
One lilac-grey jade censer. Dark brown vein. Cylindrical upper section surmounted by shishi guardian lion. Abruptly swells at the waist into the form of a hemisphere supported on three equidistantly-spaced legs with rounded feet. On opposing sides…

Jade: bi
One circular translucent blue-grey jade bi. Small circular central hole. Obverse presents gu-wen grain pattern. Reverse divided into two concentric rings. Inner ring presents pattern of linear marks. Outer ring presents eight larger trigrams (bagua).

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Grey and brown with brown-flecked vein. One hole at top.

Jade: huang
One crescent-shaped translucent blue-grey jade huang. Dark blue-grey vein. From a girdle pendant. Probably cut from large bi. Obverse and reverse present incised spiral pattern. Two suspension holes near outer rim.

Jade: pendant
One rectangular white jade pendant. Brown vein. Obverse presents central fluted vertical. Reverse is flat. Small hole pierced in upper edge with blue and white cord threaded through.

Jade: huang
One crescent-shaped translucent grey and brown jade huang. Dark brown vein. From a girdle pendant. Probably cut from a large bi. Two suspension holes near inside rim and one suspension hole near outer rim.

Jade: gui
One elongated blade-shaped olive green jade gui squared off at one end and pointed at the other. Dark green vein. Square end of obverse presents incised design pointing towards an incised pattern of seven linked dots.

Jade: bead
One cylindrical green jade bead. Outer surface presents carved relief decoration of stylised dragons. Hole pierced through longitudinal axis. Tapers slightly towards upper end.

Jade: pendant
One blade-shaped yellow-brown jade pendant in form of furnishing for lower end of sword scabbard. Dark brown vein. Widens towards lower end. Obverse and reverse present central band of engraved serpentine decoration. Three holes in upper end of…

Jade: bead
One green jade bead in shape of flattened cylinder. Dark green vein. Obverse and reverse present engraved details. Hole pierced through longitudinal axis.

Jade: bi
One circular translucent pale green jade bi. Brown-flecked vein. Medium-sized circular central hole.

Jade: pendant
One square-shaped translucent white mutton-fat jade pendant. Obverse and reverse present four engraved winged heads located on sides of engraved central rectangle. On both obverse and reverse, central rectangle frames engraved characters.. Scalloped…

Jade: pendant
One oval shaped white mutton-fat jade pendant. Obverse presents engraved dragon. Reverse presents two engraved dragons around perimeter of central rectangle framing an inscription. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: bead
One cylindrical mutton-fat white jade bead. Serpentine relief craving of a dragon. Hole pierced through longitudinal axis threaded with loop of dark string; knotted at either end to secure bead.

Jade: pendant
One bi-laterally symmetric translucent white jade pendant. Two small holes pierced in each upper lobe. Obverse and reverse present engraved taotie pattern.

Bronze: implement
One wedge-shaped bronze axe head. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Behind axe blade is a rectangular socket for a handle. One side of socket presents moulded bronze loop.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Exhibits green patina. Reverse presents moulded central stub surrounded by moulded patterns in shallow grooves.

Bronze: handle
One U-shaped bronze handle with an approximately square cross-section. Exhibits green patina with metallic orange-red flecks. Obverse face presents serpentine patterns moulded in shallow relief. Outer edge presents braided pattern moulded in shallow…

Bronze: implement
One bronze bit and an attached bronze bell. Both objects exhibit green-brown patina. Bit comprises two rings and a short connecting bar. Bell takes form five equidistantly-spaced rings defining the form of a flattened open spheroid. Upper surface of…

Bronze: implement
Two slender serpentine bronze harness fittings connected by a bronze chain. Obverse and reverse of fittings and chain exhibit green patina. One fitting is moulded into the shape of two open spirals. The other fitting is broken and presents only a…

Bronze: implement
One approximately U-shaped bronze harness fitting. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Each end presents a boss and three teeth. Right end also exhibits a bronze loop.

Bronze: implement
One bronze dagger-axe or ge. Obverse and reverse exhibit green-brown patina. End of blade (yuan) is broken off. Head of yuan broadens into crosspiece extension (hu). Lower part of hu presents a rectangular perforation (qiong). Behind hu is a flange…

Bronze: implement
One elongated triangular bronze blade (yuan) from a dagger-axe or ge. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Head of yuan is broken.

Bronze: implement
One triangular bronze dagger-axe or ge. Obverse and reverse exhibit green-brown patina. Two small holes near head of blade (yuan) behind which flange (nei) is broken off.

Bronze: mirror
One trapezoidal bronze mirror fragment. Reverse exhibits green patina and presents concentric ring arcs of bead patterns moulded in high relief and rope patterns moulded in shallow relief.

Bronze: mirror
One trapezoidal bronze mirror fragment. Exhibits green patina with metallic orange flecks. Reverse presents concentric ring arcs with moulded patterns in shallow relief. Inner ring arc interleaves spirals and quatrefoils. Outer ring arc presents…

Bronze: fragment
One shallow circular bowl-shaped bronze fragment. Exhibits green patina with metallic red-brown and purple flecks.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents moulded patterns in three concentric areas encircling a central knob. Inner two areas present moulded clusters of berry fruit. To one side of the central knob is the moulded head of a reptile.

Bronze: leg
One cylindrical bronze leg from a vessel. Leg exhibits grey-green patina flecked with yellow and blue. One end partially encircled by blocky serpentine moulded decoration and a narrow longitudinal flange.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine grey-green jade daigou. Brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents raised tongue-shaped ridge.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine grey-green jade daigou. Yellow-green vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a dragon.

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse presents series of moulded rings. Innermost ring presents moulded serpentine pattern in shallow relief in which are inset four small equidistantly-spaced knobs moulded in high relief. Penultimate ring presents…

Bronze: mirror
One circular bronze mirror. Reverse exhibits green patina and presents a central double-lobed moulded knob with two Chinese characters 彦恭 (yan gong) moulded in shallow relief opposite each lobe.

Jade: daigou
One bulbous serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One slender serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a swan.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a pheasant. Obverse body presents serpentine botanical relief carving.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a horse. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a monkey.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine green jade daigou. Brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of an insect or lizard. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a cicada.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Light brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Pale green-brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a feline.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a monkey.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine green-white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents relief carving of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine blue-white jade daigou. Light brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Light brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents relief carving of a dragon.

Bronze: implement
One cleaver-shaped bronze tanged knife. Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Very thin in cross-section.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine yellow-white dark brown jade daigou. Dark brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Export seal on back.

Jade: daigou
One short squat serpentine grey-white jade daigou. Brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents relief carving of dragon.

Jade: daigou
One slender serpentine white jade daigou. Light brown vein. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine green-white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Jade: daigou
One slender serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a bird.

Jade: daigou
One serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon. Obverse body presents serpentine relief carving of a cicada. Lower part of reverse exhibits export seal in red wax

Jade: daigou
One slender serpentine white jade daigou. Upper part of obverse presents carved head of a dragon.

Bronze: sculpture
One bronze figurine of a feline standing with its head and lower back raised. Figure's tail curls over its back in undulating profile to connect with its head. Square bracket attached to left shoulder. Small circular hole in breast beneath head and…

Bronze: sculpture
One bronze figurine of a foreigner. Figure is posed dancing with left arm and left leg raised. Most of the left arm is missing as well as a pedestal beneath the right leg. The upper back of the figure appears to be split open.

Bronze: sculpture
One bronze figurine. Figure is robed and posed kneeling on its right leg on a hollow base. Figure extends both hands to present an offering.

Bronze: sculpture
One bronze figurine. Figure is posed dancing on a hollow pedestal with its left arm and left leg raised. Figure holds a double gourd in its right hand.

Jade: seal
Two elongated white mutton-fat jade seals with square cross-section. Both seals exhibit upper rounded edges and delicately carved stylised landscape imagery on their shafts. Bottom faces of seals reliefs carved with two versions of the name Rewi…

Jade: adze-shaped
One adze-shaped jade object. Cream-white with brown-flecked vein. Obverse and reverse present incised dragon design in horizontal band. Small hole pierced at top.

Jade: sui
One yellow-white jade sui. Upper part of object defines a double spiral comprising two symmetrically opposed serpentine carved dragons the heads and open mouths of which meet either side of a small suspended sphere. Lower part of object fashioned…

Jade: sui
One rectangular yellow-white jade sui. Obverse presents serpentine relief carving. Reverse presents a flat surface.

Jade: yuan
One circular translucent white jade yuan. Red-brown vein. Large circular central hole.

Jade: comb
One semi-circular translucent pale green jade comb. Handle presents carved couchant dragon design. One missing tooth. Comb has been broken in half and subsequently repaired.

Jade: pin
One elongated translucent white jade pin. Upper part of shaft embellished with carved serpentine design that pierces jade at several points.

Jade: pin
One translucent white jade pin. Upper half presents carved design of bird and flowers that pierces jade at several points.

Jade: pendant
One white jade pendant in the form of a stag. Almost flat in the frontal plane. Obverse presents incised details. Jade is pierced to define gaps between forelegs and antlers. Small hole in muzzle.

Jade: pendant
One white jade pendant in the form of a bird. Light brown vein. Obverse presents carved head of bird standing proud of flat body with swept-back wings and tail. Small hole pierced in upper part of right wing.

Jade: hair ornament
One rectangular white mutton fat jade hair ornament with a slightly convex sagittal cross-section. Obverse presents carved and incised serpentine botantical design bounded at one end by a butterfly and at the other end by a ruyi fungal pattern.…

Jade: pendant
One blue-white jade pendant comprising thirteen individual pieces carved into the forms of birds and fishes. Obverse and reverse of pieces present incised details. Pendant components joined with fine metal chain links. Upper part of pendant suspended…

Jade: hair ornament
One white mutton fat jade hair ornament with a slightly convex sagittal cross-section. Obverse presents carved and incised serpentine botantical design bounded at either end by ruyi fungal patterns. Design pierces jade at many points. Upper end…

Jade: pin
One pale green jade pin. Darker green vein. Upper end defines a pointed teardrop shape surmounting a ribbed and segmented mid-body and a longer tapering lower section.

Jade: pin head
One circular, half-spherical pin head, ornamented with three spirals. Drilled down centre.

Jade: ornament
One elongated blade-shaped brown-green jade gui-shaped ornament squared off at one end and pointed at the other. Darker brown-green vein.

Jade: ornament
One elongated gui-shaped yellow-brown jade ornament. Darker olive-brown-flecked vein. One end presents chevron cut-out; the other end is pointed. Two small holes; one pierced just above chevron apex and the other pierced just below the opposing…

Jade: ornament
One approximately ring-shaped grey-white jade ornamental lug. Blue-brown vein. Possibly a handle broken off a vessel or receptacle. Outward-facing edge presents carved head of a serpent or reptile.

Jade: pendant
One approximately triangular pale green jade pendant in the form of a couchant animal. Darker green-brown vein. Small hole in the head. Appears to have been broken off at the base.

Jade: hair ornament
One elongated rectangular green jade hair ornament. Grey-green vein. Obverse presents incised botanical design that pierces jade at several points. One end terminates in a narrow tab angled acutely in relation to ornament's main body. At the other…

Jade: hair ornament
One elongated pale green jade hair ornament. Darker green vein. Presents a narrow waist with a silver mount that flares out to pointed end-pieces. Each end-piece defines a slight angle in relation to the main body.

Bronze: ladle
One bronze ladle.

Bronze: figure
One gilded bronze figure with red and white colours on head. Four legs and six arms, two holding an object.

Bronze: figure
One bronze demon-like figure, holding wine cup and phallus.

Brass: pan
One brass-gilded warming pan and lid. Pan presents out-turned rim surmounting a flattened cylindrical body tapering slightly to a flat circular base. Base underside presents a dark brown symbol and signs of brown-green corrosion in one area. Riveted…

Jade: daigou
One white jade daigou. Yellow-brown vein. Obverse carved into the form of a fish with a raised double-finned tail and wide open jaws closing on a ball.

Jade: pendant
One crescent-shaped green-brown jade pendant. Darker green-brown vein. Obverse and reverse present incised ruyi fungal patterns. Small hole pierced through top edge with bright red cord threaded through.

Jade: pendant
One elongated green-white jade pendant. Darker green-brown vein. Serpentine sagittal cross-section. Convex obverse presents incised details. Small sideways hole pierced through uppermost part of pendant.

Weight: brass
One cuboid brass weight. One side presents two Chinese characters 肆兩 (four taels).

Jade: blade
One grey and brown jade ceremonial blade with incised fish.

Stone: amulet
One brown stone amulet.

Jade: toggle
One pierced disc with opposed sculpture of two human figures each carrying sprays.

Bronze: daigou
One bronze daigou, with inlaid gold and silver.

Jade: gui
One caramel-brown jade gui. Name 文仲子 (Wen Zhongzi) in seal script carved beside two holes at top end.