• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2301

    Christie's Interiors

    6 - 7 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    AN OPAQUE BUFF JADE GE-HALBERD BLADE,

    SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1400-1100 BC),

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN OPAQUE BUFF JADE GE-HALBERD BLADE,
    SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (CIRCA 1400-1100 BC),
    together with a thick mottled green pendant, Shang dynasty or later; and two archaistic jade carving, one a hu and bi tablet, and an axe pendant
    The opaque buff jade blade 13in. (33cm.) long (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS
    ALL OBJECTS IN THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS WERE ACQUIRED PRIOR TO 1978. ADDITIONAL PROVENANCE, EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND IN THE LOTS' CONDITION REPORTS.