• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    A RARE GREY JADE PENDANT

    SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1200 BC

    Price Realised  

    A RARE GREY JADE PENDANT
    SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1200 BC
    Of triangular section, the top finely carved with a stylised taotie mask with curling horns, together with a mottled pale green jade dagger-form pendant, Shang dynasty, 11th century BC; and a tapering, faceted chape, probably Han dynasty
    The longest 5 in. (13 cm.) long (3)


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    Provenance

    Dagger pendant: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963
    Pendant and chape: J.T. Tai & Co, New York, 1963