3 November 2009
THREE JADE FIGURAL PENDANTS; AND A DAGGER PENDANT
LATE SHANG/WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 12TH-9TH CENTURY BC
Comprising two fish-shaped pendants, one with a finely incised dorsal fin and the stone of a pale celadon tone, the other with incised scales and an elaborate dorsal fin, the stones of pale green tone with extensive calcified areas; a pale grey speckled jade bird; and a mottled white jade dagger
3¾ in. to 5½ in. (8.5 cm. to 14 cm.) long (4)
First: A.W.Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
Second: Acquired before 1966.
Third: Frank Caro, New York, 1961.
Dagger pendant: J.T.Tai & Co, New York, 1965.
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