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    Sale 12171

    Dongxi Studio- Important Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings from a Distinguished Private Collection

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 902

    A MOTTLED GREYISH OLIVE-GREEN JADE BLADE

    NORTHWEST CHINA, 2ND MILLENNIUM BC

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    A MOTTLED GREYISH OLIVE-GREEN JADE BLADE
    NORTHWEST CHINA, 2ND MILLENNIUM BC
    The blade is drilled from one side with a hafting hole and flares towards the cutting edge, which like the two long edges is gently beveled. The stone is now opaque and has dark brown and ivory-colored markings.
    13 in. (33.1 cm. ) long, box


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    Provenance

    B. K. Wong, Hong Kong, 24 May 1987.


    Literature

    Nicole De Bisscop, Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, Brussels, 1995, p. 29, no. 2.


    Exhibited

    Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, Kredietbank Gallery, Brussels, 25 October - 17 December 1995; Kredietbank Luxembourg, 1 February - 13 April 1996, no. 2.