London, South Kensington
14 May 2010
A GREYISH-WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' PENDANT; AND A PLAQUE
LATE EASTERN ZHOU/EARLY WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
The long-tailed dragon with its jaws wide open; and a greyish-green jade openwork 'dragon' plaque
The pendant 3in. (7cm.) long, the plaque 1in. (3.5cm.) wide (2)
Dragon pendant: Acquired before 1966.
Plaque: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
The Arthur M. Sackler Collection.
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