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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 257

    A PARTIALLY ALTERED WHITE AND BROWN JADE BI

    LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, NORTHWEST CHINA, LATE 2ND-1ST MILLENIUM BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARTIALLY ALTERED WHITE AND BROWN JADE BI
    LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, NORTHWEST CHINA, LATE 2ND-1ST MILLENIUM BC
    The flat disc tapering in thickness on one side, the semi-translucent stone of whitish color now with areas of dark olive-brown and opaque buff color
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., stand


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    Provenance

    A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.