115
115
A SERPENTINE 'FIGURE' PENDANT
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
115
A SERPENTINE 'FIGURE' PENDANT
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,000 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 SERPENTINE 'FIGURE' PENDANT
HAN DYNASTY
carved in the round as a standing man with an official's hat, dressed in long flared robes concealing the body, the eyes, mouth, and long beard incised, the stone a yellow-green with pale yellow and russet streaks
Length 1 3/4  in., 4.4 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Sir Michael Wright (d. 1976).
John Sparks, London, 27th May 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 135.

Catalogue Note

For similar examples in jade, see one sold in our Hong Kong rooms 29th November 2018, lot 463, and another sold in these rooms, 18th March 2014, lot 163.

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

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New York