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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 220

    TWO RING BRACELETS, NEOLITHIC PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO RING BRACELETS, NEOLITHIC PERIOD
    comprising an ivory-white toned jade bracelet, altered to white in areas, of cylindrical form, carved with three raised edges, the jade carved away between them, early 2nd Millenium BC; the other of a pale greyish tone bearing two incised lines to the centre, the stone grooved to the middle of each of the three parallel panels created, first half 2nd Millenium BC; and a fragment of a pale celadon jade bracelet altered to white in areas, in the form of a flanged disc with two connecting holes to either end of the disc, Shang Dynasty (1600-1100BC) -- The first 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) wide. (3)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s A18, A19, A17, p.36-37.