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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 444

    A WELL-CARVED PALE GREEN, BROWN AND TAUPE JADE ARCHAISTIC PENDANT

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A WELL-CARVED PALE GREEN, BROWN AND TAUPE JADE ARCHAISTIC PENDANT
    The shield-shaped pendant carved in relief on one side with two contorted chilong, the larger chilong shown grasping a lingzhi sprig in its jaws, its neck and shoulders projecting at the top to produce the hole required for suspension and its bifurcated tail extending through the central oval aperture to the undecorated reverse, the semi-translucent stone of pale bluish-green, caramel and taupe tone
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long, wood stand


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