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A JADE AXE
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A JADE AXE

LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 3300-2200 BC

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A JADE AXE
LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 3300-2200 BC
The broad axe flares towards the slightly bevelled cutting edge and with a single hole pierced from both sides at the butt end. The smoothly polished stone is of a mottled buff and pale taupe tone.
6 11/16 in. (17 cm.) long, box
Provenance
Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1999
Literature
Pottery and Jades of Chinas Neolithic Age, Taipei, 2001, p. 110, no. 93
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