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A RARE OPAQUE JADE TAPERING AWL-SHAPED PENDANT

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A RARE OPAQUE JADE TAPERING AWL-SHAPED PENDANT
SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1500-1100 BC
A RARE OPAQUE JADE TAPERING AWL-SHAPED PENDANT SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1500-1100 BC With rounded conical bottom below a plain band encircled by double bow-string bands, and a diagonally ribbed shaft tapering to a tip with biconical hole, the stone now opaque and of ivory color; together with two small white jade fittings, late Shang/early Western Zhou dynasty, one with a small mask-shaped hook at one end, incised decoration, and a beveled edge pierced with holes for attachment at the other end, the reverse left plain; the other, possibly a 'handle', carved on two sides with a dragon surmounted by a bottle horn, one of the narrow sides with a continuation of the dragons, the other narrow side with diamond pattern 3 7/8, 2 and 2¾ in. (9.9, 5 and 7 cm.) long (3)

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