• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    SIX EARLY JADE FISH PENDANTS, SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (1600-771BC)

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    Estimate

    SIX EARLY JADE FISH PENDANTS, SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (1600-771BC)
    comprising two various russet celadon jade fish pendants, of flattened form, with straight body; one cream ivory tone jade fish pendant with very pointed tail; and further three similar bluish celadon jade fish pendants of elongated flattened form and straight sides -- The first, 3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) long. (6)


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    Provenance

    First to Third: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963; Fourth: Tonying & Co., New York, 11th May 1963; Fifth: possibly J.T. Tai & Co., 14th July 1965; Sixth: Tonying & Co., New York, 11th May 1963.