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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 113

    FOUR FISH-SHAPED JADE PENDANTS

    SHANG EARLY WESTERN ZHOU, CIRCA 1100 BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FOUR FISH-SHAPED JADE PENDANTS
    SHANG EARLY WESTERN ZHOU, CIRCA 1100 BC
    The first of arc-shape, the front with a hole for suspension, and the tail with a cutting edge to be used as a tool, the features well indicated in grooved lines, the stone of greenish-yellow tone with heavy alteration; the others of straight shape, one in buff tone, one in opaque white and the last in grey
    The last 4¾ in. (11.7 cm.) long (4)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A57, p. 51; A59, p. 51; A64, p. 53; A67, p. 53