20 - 21 March 2014
Property from the Jacob and Mary Stein Collection
A DARK GREEN AND BUFF JADE BI
LATE WARRING STATES PERIOD/WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 4TH CENTURY BC-1ST CENTURY AD
Each side is carved in low relief with a field of comma spirals within an hexagonal grid pattern between inscribed line borders at the outer and inner rims. The dark green stone is now semi-opaque and has opaque areas of buff color.
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam., box, metal stand
J.J. Lally & Co., New York, April 1993.
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