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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    A CELADON JADE PENDANT, AND A PAIR OF BROWN JADE PENDANTS

    SHANG DYNASTY (CIRCA 1600-1100 BC)

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON JADE PENDANT, AND A PAIR OF BROWN JADE PENDANTS
    SHANG DYNASTY (CIRCA 1600-1100 BC)
    In the form of miniature blades, the first finely worked with four facets on each side and an oblique end, the base with six notches, drilled with one hole, the jade of even pale celadon tone with minor alteration; the pair of typical ge shape, each drilled with one hole, the stone of opaque light brown tone
    The pair 3 1/8 in. (7.8 cm.) long, boxes (3)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    The celadon jade pendant illustrated in P. Pelliot, Jades Archaïques de Chine Appartenant á M. C. T. Loo, 1925, Pl. IX, no. 5

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A49, p. 49; A52, p. 50