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A CALCIFIED JADE 'FISH' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
37
A CALCIFIED JADE 'FISH' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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New York

A CALCIFIED JADE 'FISH' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
the flat arced body flaring slightly at the mouth and the tail, the long dorsal fin rising along the spine and two smaller fins extending from the belly, the eyes, the edge of the cheek, and the ridges of the fins all finely incised, the stone an opaque beige tone, the mouth pierced with a small hole
Length 3 1/4  in., 8.8 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 6th August 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 26.

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

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New York