London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
THREE CURVED JADE DAGGER-FORM PENDANTS, LATE SHANG DYNASTY (CA. 12TH CENTURY BC)
the first two of mottled semi-translucent cream tone, with a drill hole to one end, the third heavily altered to opaque dark ivory and white tone, with flanged fins decorated with engraved hatching, two drill holes to handle -- the first, 4½in. (11.4cm.) wide. (3)
All: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.
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