• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    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 115

    A WHITE JADE DISC, YUAN

    SHANG TO WESTERN ZHOU, CIRCA 1600 - 1100 BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE DISC, YUAN
    SHANG TO WESTERN ZHOU, CIRCA 1600 - 1100 BC
    The thin disc with a large circular opening, finely polished with a satin-like finish, the stone of even pale green tone with areas of brown inclusions
    3 5/8 in. (9.5 cm.) diam., box


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A10, p. 34