• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

    FOUR JADE 'RABBIT' PENDANTS

    LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 1100 BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FOUR JADE 'RABBIT' PENDANTS
    LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 1100 BC
    Each finely carved in a crouching position, the smallest of a pale celadon tone, the others of a pale beige colour with darker inclusions
    1¾ in. to 1½ in. (3.3 to 4 cm.) long (4)


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    Provenance

    Left top and bottom: A. W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963
    Right top: Frank Caro, New York, 1964
    Right bottom: J.T. Tai & Co, New York, 1964