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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    A GROUP OF SIX JADE FITTINGS, HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD)

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF SIX JADE FITTINGS, HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD)
    comprising a yellow-green eye-shaped ornament, with loop holes to both extremities; a grey jade rectangular plaque, with white alterations to stone, with four pairs of loop holes to the underside; a light grey finial, with openwork scrolling decoration; an eye-shaped plaque, almost completely altered to creamy white, with two drill holes to the extremities; a yellowish grey circular disk ornament with twin protrudring dragons to its sides, with white alterations to stone; a flattened semi-circular jade bead of russet tone -- the first, 1 3/8in. (3.6cm.) long. (6)


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    Provenance

    First: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Second: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963; Third: Chang Nai-chi Collection. J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Fourth: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963; Fifth: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Sixth: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1965.