12 May 2009
TWO GREYISH-GREEN JADE PIG-FORM CARVINGS
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 220 AD)
Each stylized animal carved with deep slashed grooves to delineate the head and legs, with a tiny hole pierced through the tab below the flat snout and through the tail, the bottom of one carved with details, the bottom of the other un-carved and un-polished
3¾ and 3 7/8 in. (9.5 and 9.7 cm.) long (2)
Larger: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
Smaller: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, prior to 1966.
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