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A WHITE JADE KNOT PICK
WARRING STATES PERIOD / HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
110
A WHITE JADE KNOT PICK
WARRING STATES PERIOD / HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A WHITE JADE KNOT PICK
WARRING STATES PERIOD / HAN DYNASTY
of flat crescent shape, the broad end terminating in an openwork dragon head, the face turned inward grasping a tuft of fur in its fangs, the details of the face and neck carefully incised, the tapering shaft carved to either side with diagonal fluted ribs cascading down the body to the pointed tip, the stone a translucent white with fine icy inclusions throughout and a small russet patch at the dragon's neck
Length 2 7/8  in., 7.2 cm
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Provenance

Eastern Pacific Co., Hong Kong, 5th February 1988.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 83.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York