12 May 2009
THREE GREYISH-GREEN JADE DISCS, BI
LATE EASTERN ZHOU/WESTERN HAN DYNASTY, 3RD - 2ND CENTURY BC
All semi-translucent, two carved on both sides in relief with comma spirals, the third carved with larger comma spirals, which are more flattened on one side
2 3/8 to 4½ in. (6 to 11.4 cm.) diam. (3)
Largest: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
Middle-sized: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.
Smallest: Chang Nai-chi Collection.
J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1963.
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Smallest: Archaic Chinese Jades, The University Museum, Philadelphia, February 1940, pl. X, no. 186.
Columbia University, New York, February 1965.
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