3 November 2009
A RARE OLIVE-BEIGE JADE GARMENT HOOK
LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY BC
The S-shaped hook carved with a writhing chilong on its wider part; together with two other jade garment hooks of similar shape
The longest 3½ in. (9 cm.) long (3)
First: Acquired before 1966.
Second: J.T. Tai & Co, New York, acquired before 1966.
Third: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
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