Detail View: The AMICA Library: Axe (yue)

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1950.308
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Unknown
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Dates/Places: 
Chinese Asia,East Asia,China
Creator Name-CRT: 
Anonymous
Title: 
Axe (yue)
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
front view
Creation Date: 
Late Neolithic period, Dawenkou culture, 1st half of 3rd millennium B.C.
Creation Start Date: 
-2500
Creation End Date: 
-2000
Materials and Techniques: 
Pale green jade with light markings and purple spots at end of blade.
Classification Term: 
Jade
Creation Place: 
Asia,East Asia,China
Dimensions: 
15.5 x 9.5 x .4 cm.6 1/8" length; 3 3/4" width; 3/16" greatest thickness
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1950.308
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.E25463.TIF