3409
3409
THREE SMALL CELADON JADE SILKWORM PENDANTS
WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3409
THREE SMALL CELADON JADE SILKWORM PENDANTS
WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

THREE SMALL CELADON JADE SILKWORM PENDANTS
WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
each with a layered, bamboo-like body of tapering form, detailed with large round eyes, the stones range from pale celadon to darker green tones
largest l. 3.1 cm, 1 1/2  in.
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Provenance

J.J. Lally & Co., New York.

Catalogue Note

It is rare to find jade silkworm pendants of this fine quality, in such a good state of preservation. An individual example in Harvard Art Museum, object no. 1943.50.194, is illustrated in Max Loehr and Louisa G. Fitzgerald Huber, Ancient Chinese Jades from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1975, cat. no. 310.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong