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Artist Unknown (China)


1100-771 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Arrowhead, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Calcified opaque white jade with brown and blue marks
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in. (6.99 x 4.13 x 0.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th-8th century B.C., Late Western Chou dynasty
Physical Description: Arrowhead with central ridge running to pointed end; identical both sides; no surface decor; ivory-white jade with mottled brown marks; all the edges are bevelled; a central taper-ring ridge runs from the end of the shaft to the point
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.348
Added to Site: February 28, 2009