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Title

Jade: adze-shaped

Description

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.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Carried to New Zealand by Max Wilkinson (d. 2016), who worked with Alley at the Shandan-Bailie School and returned to New Zealand in 1955.

Physical Dimensions

90.80x41.27mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1955.7

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Jade: adze-shaped,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1067.