18 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
THREE GREYISH-GREEN JADE FISH PENDANTS
LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC
Of varying size and of curved outline, each simply carved on both sides with circular eye and fins, the body tapering towards the tail, which on two fish is notched, the stone of all three semi-translucent and all with traces of cinnabar
2 3/8 to 3 in. (6 to 7.6 cm.) long (3)
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Two: Frank Caro, New York, 1964 .
Smallest: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, prior to 1966.
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