Bi Disk Grey and Brown Jade (48115)
grey and brown jade, Qijia Culture (2200 – 1700 BCE) | h13.875 w13.875″ | h15.75 w13.75 d3.5″ (with stand)
The bi is a circular ancient Chinese jade artifact. The earliest bi were produced in the Neolithic period by the Liangzhu culture (3400-2250 BC). Later examples date from the Shang, Zhou, and Han dynasties. They were also made in glass.