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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    FIVE SMALL JADE APPLIQUES, EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (770-221BC)

    Price Realised  

    FIVE SMALL JADE APPLIQUES, EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (770-221BC)
    comprising four very thin notched plaques with incised decoration to one side, the first of russet grey tone, the others altered to an opaque ivory tone, all with two pair of tiny drill holes to the shorter sides; and one slightly curved rectangular ornament, altered to a yellowish ivory tone, with c-scroll decoration to one side -- the first, 1 3/16in. (3.1cm.) long. (5)


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    Provenance

    First: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963; Second to Fourth: Chang Nai-chi Collection. Frank Caro, New York, 1964; Fifth: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.


    Saleroom Notice

    The provenance of the first jade listed should read: Tonying & Co., New York, H 867, 11/5/1963.