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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    THREE GREYISH-GREEN JADE DISCS, BI

    LATE EASTERN ZHOU/WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD - 2ND CENTURY BC

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    Estimate

    THREE GREYISH-GREEN JADE DISCS, BI
    LATE EASTERN ZHOU/WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD - 2ND CENTURY BC
    All semi-translucent, two carved on both sides in relief with comma spirals, the third carved with larger comma spirals, which are more flattened on one side
    2 3/8 to 4½ in. (6 to 11.4 cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    Largest: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
    Middle-sized: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.
    Smallest: Chang Nai-chi Collection.
    J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.


    Exhibited

    Smallest: Archaic Chinese Jades, The University Museum, Philadelphia, February 1940, pl. X, no. 186.
    Columbia University, New York, February 1965.