12 May 2009
FOUR JADE RABBIT PENDANTS AND BEADS
LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 1100 BC
Of various sizes and thicknesses, the two largest of greyish-green colour with opaque buff alteration, the two smallest of pale greenish-white colour, and the third largest pierced lengthwise, while the smallest is pierced from side-to-side
1 to 1 13/16 in. (2l.6 to 4.6 cm.) long (4)
Three largest rabbits: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
Smallest rabbit: acquired prior to 1966.
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