On the front are encoded symbols and a stylized highly graphic and emotive abstraction of a human face. It measures approximately 7 1/4" long by 5 5/16" wide by 13/16 thick with the thickness curved towards the center of the axe and tapered to an edge at the bottom (184mm x 135mm x 20mm).
This rare neolithic ceremonial jade makes a wonderful addition to any collection of fine Chinese art and antiquities. An appraisal is included with this rare jade. The photos form part of the description. The item "3000 BC CEREMONIAL NEOLITHIC JADE Axe Liangzhu Stone Age Chinese Nephrite China" is in sale since Friday, October 26, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Statues". The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.