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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 123

    TWO GREEN JADE PENDANTS

    SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD (770-476 BC)

    Price Realised  

    TWO GREEN JADE PENDANTS
    SPRING AND AUTUMN PERIOD (770-476 BC)
    The first of long rectangular shape with notched sides, carved in shallow relief on both sides with a profusion of angular scrolls, drilled through the centre along the length of the body for attachment, the semi-translucent jade of dark green tone with heavy alteration; the second of irregular arc shape, carved in shallow relief with scrolls, drilled in the centre with a suspension hole, the stone of green tone with heavy alteration
    The first 5 in. (12.5 cm.) long, boxes (2)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. B14, p. 73; B27, p. 77