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A BROWN AND GREEN JADE CARVING OF A FISH
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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113
A BROWN AND GREEN JADE CARVING OF A FISH
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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New York

A BROWN AND GREEN JADE CARVING OF A FISH
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
the long flat body sharply arched and carefully incised with large round eyes, gill covers, a long dorsal fin and two lower fins, striated lines describing the fins, the mouth and tail each pierced with a small hole, the stone a translucent mossy green shifting to speckled brown
Length 3 1/2  in., 8.9 cm
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Provenance

Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 12th March 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 9.

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

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New York