• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A RARE OLIVE-BEIGE JADE GARMENT HOOK

    LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE OLIVE-BEIGE JADE GARMENT HOOK
    LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY BC
    The S-shaped hook carved with a writhing chilong on its wider part; together with two other jade garment hooks of similar shape
    The longest 3½ in. (9 cm.) long (3)


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    Provenance

    First: Acquired before 1966.
    Second: J.T. Tai & Co, New York, acquired before 1966.
    Third: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.