• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1260

    FOUR SMALL JADE FIGURAL PENDANTS

    LATE SHANG/EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 12TH-3RD CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    FOUR SMALL JADE FIGURAL PENDANTS
    LATE SHANG/EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 12TH-3RD CENTURY BC
    Including an opaque pale brown carving of an owl as if seen from above, carved on one side and the plain reverse carved with a single character, with a suspension hole through the beak; a greyish-green rabbit with upright ear; an opaque buff-colored crouching dragon with scale pattern on the body and narrow back, with suspension holes through the mouth and tail; and an olive-green and opaque ivory standing court figure
    1 5/16 to 2 3/8 in. (3.3 to 6 cm.) long and 1 3/8 (3.5 cm.) high, boxes (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Owl pendant: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1970s.
    Rabbit and dragon pendants: Oscar Gerson Collection, San Francisco, late 1960s-early 1970s.
    Court figure: Hong Kong, 1980s.