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    Sale 12171

    Dongxi Studio- Important Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings from a Distinguished Private Collection

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 917

    A CARNELIAN AGATE FACETED RING, HUAN

    WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARNELIAN AGATE FACETED RING, HUAN
    WARRING STATES PERIOD, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
    The ring tapers from the beveled inner edge to the outer edge. The highly polished stone is of red color with darker red and brown inclusions.
    2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diam., box


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    A very similar carnelian agate ring from the Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Collection was sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2015, lot 581.

    Provenance

    B. K. Wong, 3 May 1994.


    Literature

    Nicole De Bisscop, Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, Brussels, 1995, p. 51, no. 22.


    Exhibited

    Kredietbank Gallery, Brussels, Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, 25 October - 17 December 1995; Kredietbank Luxembourg, 1 February - 13 April 1996, no. 22.