A Chinese archaistic dark green hardstone ceremonial Ge dagger
A Chinese archaistic dark green hardstone ceremonial Ge dagger. Carved on both sides with a median ridge running from the tang through the straight, tapering blade to the tip, the tang being drilled from one side with a circular hole and the blade decorated with finely incised parallel lines and Liangzhu culture face masks, the stone of a mottled dark green tone. 11.1 in (28.1 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: May 2013