A bronze ge (dagger-axe) in the Treasures of Qin Studio (Zhen Qin Zhai)collection of Xiao Chunyuan of Macau has a fine, long and upward flaring yuan and threebores through the hu section of the piece. On the na of the object is a 14-characterinscription in two lines, in which the following words appear: “In the 23th year of theKing? This refers to the 23th year (284 BCE) of the reign of King Zhao Xiang of Qin. Theword “jiacheng”in the inscription refers to Tao zhi Cheng, Tao being the capital of theWei-Ran fief and “Tao zhi Cheng?the artisan who made the bronze ge. The authordiscusses this ge’s inscription with relation to texts on the Xiangbang Ran ge of the14th and 20th years, as well as the Chengxiang ge of the 20th year and other Qin weapons,in the context of the five incumbents holding the position of xiangbang (prime minister)of Wei-Ran, the designs of ge produced during the reign of King Zhao Xiang and the systemof official workshops operating in Qin during the late phase of the Warring States period.