A FRAGMENT OF A GREEN JADE CONG
A FRAGMENT OF A GREEN JADE CONG
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A FRAGMENT OF A GREEN JADE CONG

LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 3300-2300 BC

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A FRAGMENT OF A GREEN JADE CONG
LIANGZHU CULTURE, CIRCA 3300-2300 BC
The fragment is carved with a mask at the corner with an oblong scroll-filled mouth and circular eyes below a headress of fine horizontal lines.
2 in. (5.5 cm.) high, box
Provenance
Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Hong Kong in 1992

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A similar fragment of jade cong was discovered at the Wenjiashan archaeological site, Zhejiang Province, see Liangzhu yizhiqun kaogu baogao – 5 – Wenjiashan, Beijing, 2011, no. 76-2 (fig. 1).

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