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A GRAY AND CELADON JADE 'BIRD' BI DISC
ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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A GRAY AND CELADON JADE 'BIRD' BI DISC
ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
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 GRAY AND CELADON JADE 'BIRD' BI DISC
ZHOU DYNASTY
the flat ring carved with two integral bird-form appendages at ten and two o'clock, shown in profile facing each other, each with the belly resting against the edge of the bi disc, its tail and clawed foot lifted at either end of the body, the raised head accented with a crest and a hooked beak, the stone stratified with speckled gray, translucent celadon, and calcified beige layers
Width 3 5/8  in., 9.3 cm
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Provenance

Galaxie Art & Gift Co. (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 15th April 1988.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 87.

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

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New York