14 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A LARGE MOTTLED SEMI-OPAQUE PALE OLIVE AND BUFF JADE DISC, BI
LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD, NORTHWEST CHINA, CIRCA 2000 BC
Of slightly irregular thickness and retaining the original cutting marks on both sides, the central hole drilled from one side, the stone now semi-opaque and of pale olive tone with opaque buff areas and russet markings and veins
10 13/16 in. (27.5 cm.) diam.
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