26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,000
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)
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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.