25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 266,500
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE BANGLE
WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC
The sides carved in low relief with a continuous pattern of J-shaped scrolls alternately combined with either striated or scale pattern scrolls, within plain narrow borders, the stone semi-translucent
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diam.
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A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
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