15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
TWO CELADON AND RUSSET SEGMENTS OF RITUAL DISCS, NORTH WEST CHINA, 2ND MILLENIUM BC
the olive green and toned stone with minor areas of alterations, the body with saw-cut lines to both sides, a drilled hole to either flat edge; the other of thicker form with deep russet and brown tones, with two drill holes to either edge; and a pale cream celadon ritual disc, with polished drill line to one edge, 2nd Millenium BC -- the first, 4 3/8in. (11.1cm.) wide. (3)
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