• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

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

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    A PAIR OF PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE CONVEX SQUARE APPLIQUES

    WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1100-771 BC)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE CONVEX SQUARE APPLIQUES
    WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1100-771 BC)
    Each thick plaque of convex form with arched top carved in low relief with ribbed bands, with a tiny biconical hole drilled in the center of two of the edges, the semi-translucent stone with some pale brown and opaque white alteration
    1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) square (2)


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    Provenance

    A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.