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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A VERY LARGE CARVED BONE SHANG DYNASTY
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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A VERY LARGE CARVED BONE SHANG DYNASTY
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Details & Cataloguing

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A VERY LARGE CARVED BONE SHANG DYNASTY
the length of rib narrowing and curving inward at one end, the tapered half carved to both sides with motifs characteristic of Shang dynasty bronzes including a cicada-lappet upper register followed by registers of kuilong, taotie masks, bovine masks, reptiles, and hooked curls, the patterns varying on each side, the bone a pale yellowish-beige color
Length 18 1/4  in., 46.3 cm
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Provenance

Acquired by C.T. Loo, 3rd November 1946.
C. T. Loo, New York, 11th October 1954. 
Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978). 

Important Chinese Art

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