|Antiquities - East Asia & South-east Asia|
|Origin:||Erlitou Culture Circa: 2000 to 1500 B.C., Western China|
|Dimensions:||Length: 47.5 / Average width: 10 cm.|
|Condition:||Re-joined at the centre, presented on a brass and wood display mount.|
East Asia & South-east Asia - Chinese Neolithic to Shang Black jade ceremonial axe blade A Chinese Neolithic to Shang Dynasty black jade ceremonial axe blade, pierced along the top edge with applied cinnabar pigment decoration. Broken at the centre.