A SET OF SEVEN JADE ORNAMENTS
A SET OF SEVEN JADE ORNAMENTS

DAWENKOU CULTURE, CIRCA 4300-2500 BC

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A SET OF SEVEN JADE ORNAMENTS
DAWENKOU CULTURE, CIRCA 4300-2500 BC
The set consists of seven ornaments in various shapes and forms, including a humanoid mask, a tortoise, a bird, a worm, a cocoon, and two cloud-scroll shaped pendants. The mask, tortoise and bird each has two apertures on the back, while the others each has one aperture. The stones are covered with alteration.
Mask: 1 3/8 in. (3.4 cm.) wide, box
Provenance
Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1999
Literature
Pottery and Jades of Chinas Neolithic Age, Taipei, 2001, p. 91, no. 76

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