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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    A GREEN JADE DISC, BI

    WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 8 AD)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEN JADE DISC, BI
    WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 8 AD)
    The slightly calcified surface finely carved in relief on both sides with comma spirals set within slightly raised borders, the stone of a dark green tone
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam., fitted box


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. B1, p.68