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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    TWO JADE ARCHED PENDANTS

    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000 BC

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO JADE ARCHED PENDANTS
    NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000 BC
    One of deep green colour, delicately carved in the shape of a stylised dragon, the other of a pale creamy tone, finely polished and pierced at both ends
    Largest 4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) wide (2)


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A14, p. 35, no. A99, p. 61.