• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

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

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1047

    A BLACKISH JADE BLADE, DAO

    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000 BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACKISH JADE BLADE, DAO
    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000 BC
    Probably Longshan culture, the blade with a curved bevel on both sides of the cutting edge, and tapering towards the ends, with three small and two larger holes drilled from one side, with satiny polish
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1977.