SWORDS - Asian/Chinese

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Product Number:48213

Size:

16 1/2"

Date:

1027 BC-771 BC
Carved speckled jade dagger with Asian writing on one side of the blade and dragons on the other. A floral motif on both sides of the hilt. Carved out hole in the hilt for hanging. Shades of black, ivory and yellow ochre. Chou Dynasty, Emperor Wu Wang tomb complex at Laoyang, circa 1020 BC. Weapons of Carved jade honoring his defeat of the Shang Dynasty in 1027 BC, founding the Chou Dynasty.

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