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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    A FINE YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE DISC, YUAN

    WESTERN HAN PERIOD (206 BC - 8 AD)

    Price Realised  

    A FINE YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE DISC, YUAN
    WESTERN HAN PERIOD (206 BC - 8 AD)
    Each side finely carved in relief with gently raised comma spirals, the stone of a dark yellow tone with russet streaks
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam., fitted box


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. B6, p.70