18 March 2009,
Price realised USD 2,750
USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
A RARE CARVED BONE FACETED BEAD
SHANG DYNASTY, 12TH-11TH CENTURY BC
Of waisted profile, each of the four sides carved in intaglio with two taotie masks that face each other on either side of the plain central band, the center of the bead hollowed
2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) long
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