Large emblematic weapon of the type ko [ge] 戈 (Broken in two and mended; one chip missing). Mottled gray, black and brownish nephrite, somewhat translucent; decorative band of parallel and criss-cross lines engraved on the butt of the blade; a conical perforation in the tang; inscription of thirty characters. F1919.13a-c

Ceremonial Jade Halberd – Dagger-axe

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F1931.4, Sheep and Goat 二羊圖

Sheep and Goat by Zhao Mengfu (1254–1322) China, Yuan dynasty, early 14th century Handscroll; ink on paper 25.2 x 48.4 cm (10 x 19 in.) Purchase F1931.4 The inscription reads: "I have painted horses before, but have never painted sheep [or goats], so when Zhongxin requested a painting, I playfully drew these for him from life. Though I cannot get close to the ancient masters, I have managed somewhat to capture their essential spirit."

Sheep and Goat Handscroll

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