2012
2012
A YELLOW JADE 'PARROT' PENDANT
LATE SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
80,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2012
A YELLOW JADE 'PARROT' PENDANT
LATE SHANG DYNASTY
Estimate
80,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A YELLOW JADE 'PARROT' PENDANT
LATE SHANG DYNASTY

the thin yellow stone lightly carved with raised lines depicting a parrot with a tall double-crest, the stone with a dark brown patch on the tip of the crest and traces of cinnabar


9.3 cm., 3 5/8 in.
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Literature

Hei-Chi, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 44.

Catalogue Note

Compare with a  similar jade bird, illustrated in Alfred Salmony, Carved Jade of Ancient China, reprinted by Han-Shan Tang, London, 1982, pl. XVIII, no. 1.

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