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A GREEN JADE 'RABBIT' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
38
A GREEN JADE 'RABBIT' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 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 GREEN JADE 'RABBIT' PENDANT
SHANG - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
the flat stone carved on both sides as a rabbit in profile, crouching as if ready to pounce, the face, tail, and alert ears sharply incised, the fold of the ears indicated by shallow grooves, the stone a mossy green variegated with white and darker patches, pierced at the tip of the ears
Length 1 1/2  in., 3.5 cm
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Provenance

C. T. Loo, New York, circa 1950.
Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 22nd June 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 10.

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Archaic Jades, C. T. Loo, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1950, pl. XXXIII, fig. 2.

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

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New York