25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
FOUR SMALL JADE RABBIT-FORM PENDANTS
EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC
All shown crouching and carved on both sides, the largest of dark mottled grey-green color, with large circular eyes and long concave ears; one thick and of pale greenish-white color, the long ears continuing onto the top edge, pierced through the paws; the third a semi-translucent pale yellowish-green fragment possibly recarved at a later date, with incised scrolls and striated bands on the body; the fourth thin and semi-translucent with some opaque alteration
1 7/16 to 2¼ in. (3.6 to 5.7 cm.) long (4)
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First, third and fourth: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
Second: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.