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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 13

    FIVE ARC-SHAPED PENDANTS, LATE SHANG DYNASTY (1600-1100BC)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FIVE ARC-SHAPED PENDANTS, LATE SHANG DYNASTY (1600-1100BC)
    comprising an opaque yellow-ivory fish pendant with flanged fins and incised details; a similar pair of semi-circular flanged pendants resembling a fish, each of pale green tone; a flattened fish pendant with incised details, of opaque dark ivory tone; and a smaller flanged fish pendant, of opaque cream tone, altered to white in some areas -- the first, 4in. (10.2cm.) wide. (5)


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    Provenance

    All: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.