A similar chape, unearthed from Yonghe, Jiangxi province, and attributed to the Western Han dynasty, is illustrated in Gu Fang, Zhongguo chutu yuqi quanji/ The Complete Collection of Unearthed Jades in China, Beijing, 2005, vol. 9, pl. 65; another also attributed to the Western Han dynasty, excavated from Pingshou, Shuozhou city, Shanxi province, is illustrated ibid., vol. 3, pl. 232; a third from the collection of David David-Weill, was sold in our London rooms, 29th February 1972, lot 58; and a further example from the Frederick M. Mayer collection, was sold at Christie's London, 24th/25th June 1974, lot 177. See also a jade chape from the Sir Joseph Hotung collection now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, published on the Museum's website, accession no. 2008.281.
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