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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    THREE CURVED JADE DAGGER-FORM PENDANTS, LATE SHANG DYNASTY (CA. 12TH CENTURY BC)

    Price Realised  

    THREE CURVED JADE DAGGER-FORM PENDANTS, LATE SHANG DYNASTY (CA. 12TH CENTURY BC)
    the first two of mottled semi-translucent cream tone, with a drill hole to one end, the third heavily altered to opaque dark ivory and white tone, with flanged fins decorated with engraved hatching, two drill holes to handle -- the first, 4½in. (11.4cm.) wide. (3)


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    Provenance

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