• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1077

    A LARGE GREENISH-WHITE AND PALE RUSSET JADE ARCHAISTIC SWORD SLIDE

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE GREENISH-WHITE AND PALE RUSSET JADE ARCHAISTIC SWORD SLIDE
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Based on Han dynasty prototypes, the top carved in high relief with two chilong crawling atop a field of bosses
    6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.