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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    TWO JADE PENDANTS

    WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (1100 - 771 BC)

    Price Realised  

    TWO JADE PENDANTS
    WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY (1100 - 771 BC)
    One of semi-circular form and incised with diamond-shaped pattern, the stone of an opaque creamy tone, the other finely carved in the shape of a dragon's head in profile, the stone of an even taupe colour
    Largest 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) wide (2)


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. A21, p. 37, no. A91, p. 59