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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE BLADE

    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, QIJIA CULTURE, CIRCA 2000

    Price Realised  

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE BLADE
    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, QIJIA CULTURE, CIRCA 2000
    The well-polished tapering blade ending on a crescent-shaped edge, the shaft with a hole drilled from both sides for fastening, the stone of an even greyish-green tone
    8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) long


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A44, p. 47