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A RARE OPAQUE JADE CURVED FITTING

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A RARE OPAQUE JADE CURVED FITTING
LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC
A RARE OPAQUE JADE CURVED FITTING LATE SHANG/EARLY WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 11TH-10TH CENTURY BC Somewhat thick and carved on the convex side in double grooves with addorsed crouching dragons, their heads with coiled nose and single fang facing each end which is pierced with a conical hole at one end and a biconical hole at the other, the subtly notched upper and lower edges carved with scale-like patterns, the concave reverse left plain, the stone now opaque and of warm ivory tone with satin-like polish, traces of cinnabar 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) long

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections
Auktionsdatum: 18.03.2009
Adresse: Christie's
18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center