20 - 21 March 2014
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC AXE-FORM PENDANT
The thick axe-shaped pendant is carved with archaistic motifs and is surmounted by a crouching mythical beast with long tail and knobby backbone. Together with a pale greenish-white jade circular pendant carved as a coiled dragon/carp with an area of small bosses in the center of the body between areas of scales.
3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) long; 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) diam. (2)
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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