• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    THREE JADE FIGURAL PENDANTS; AND A DAGGER PENDANT

    LATE SHANG/WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 12TH-9TH CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    THREE JADE FIGURAL PENDANTS; AND A DAGGER PENDANT
    LATE SHANG/WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 12TH-9TH CENTURY BC
    Comprising two fish-shaped pendants, one with a finely incised dorsal fin and the stone of a pale celadon tone, the other with incised scales and an elaborate dorsal fin, the stones of pale green tone with extensive calcified areas; a pale grey speckled jade bird; and a mottled white jade dagger
    3¾ in. to 5½ in. (8.5 cm. to 14 cm.) long (4)


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    Provenance

    First: A.W.Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
    Second: Acquired before 1966.
    Third: Frank Caro, New York, 1961.
    Dagger pendant: J.T.Tai & Co, New York, 1965.