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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 218

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE RITUAL DISCS, NEOLITHIC PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE RITUAL DISCS, NEOLITHIC PERIOD
    comprising a deep green and russet jade disc, 3rd Millenium BC, related to the Hongshan Culture; a transluscent green jade with a slender russet edge, early 2nd Millenium BC; another transluscent pale green jade disc, 2nd Millenium BC; and a blueish-grey jade disc with altered surface -- The first, 3 3/8in. (8.5cm) wide. (4)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s, A6, A8, A9, A11, p.33-34.