Chinese Neolithic to Shang Black jade ceremonial axe blade

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Chinese Neolithic to Shang Black jade ceremonial axe blade
Stock Number:
y3226
$ 4500.00

Description

A Chinese Neolithic to Shang Dynasty black jade ceremonial axe blade, pierced at the top with a stylised avian finial. 

Origin:

Erlitou Culture Circa: 2000 to 1500 B.C., Western China

Dimensions:

Length: 47 / Average width: 7 cm.

Condition:

Re-joined at the centre, presented on a brass and wood display mount.