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The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Elizabeth Goluch: dragonfly sculpture - with a dragon inside

Elizabeth Goluch: dragonfly sculpture - with a dragon inside

Moon Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ110231)

Moon Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist

Ancient Mexico - William Siegal Gallery

Ancient Mexico - William Siegal Gallery

2013年9月19日佳士得在美国纽约拍出的古玉图片12

2013年9月19日佳士得在美国纽约拍出的古玉图片12

Jade. Late Neolithic period, early Bronze Age, c.2100-1900 BC <br> ??? - ?????, ???21??-?19?? <br> ? 8,3 ??; ? 5,4 ?? <br>  <br> The most striking feature of this roughly rectangular shaped jade axe is the multicoloured type of jade out of which the object has been carved. One portion of the blade is in fact of a yellowish, opaque colour which contrasts pleasantly with the snow-white hue on the sides of the axe. The white areas are also crossed by numerous, short black veins generated by the…

Late Neolithic period, early bronze age, ca BCE. The most striking feature of this roughly rectangular shaped jade axe is the multicolored type of jade out of which the object has been carved.

Jade Disc ~ These pieces are a mixture traditional decorative styles along with some more contemporary designs. Many are based on Maori legend while some are modern designs inspired by ancient Maori styles with flowing lines, scrolls and soft forms. Some of these pendants are also based on Celtic or Oriental designs.

Jade Disc ~ These pieces are a mixture traditional decorative styles along with some more contemporary designs. Many are based on Maori legend while some are modern designs inspired by ancient Maori styles with flowing lines, scrolls and soft forms. Some of these pendants are also based on Celtic or Oriental designs.

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