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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1584

    A WHITE JADE DRAGON PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE DRAGON PENDANT
    WESTERN HAN DYANSTY (206 AD - 8 AD)

    The sinuous coiling dragon carved doubling up on itself with its characteristic feline head touching the curled bifurcated tail, finely incised on both sides with thin lines accentuating the powerful shoulders, the stone of an even white tone altered through burial
    2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    J.J. Lally, New York


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.26


    Exhibited

    Christie's New York, March 13-26, 2001
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004