3426
3426
A CELADON JADE 'TURTLE' AMULET 
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, HONGSHAN CULTURE
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3426
A CELADON JADE 'TURTLE' AMULET 
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, HONGSHAN CULTURE
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A CELADON JADE 'TURTLE' AMULET 
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, HONGSHAN CULTURE
of flattened form, with a central rounded body surrounded by a head, four radiating feet and a short pointed tail, the head accentuated with two rounded eyes and an incised line forming the mouth, the base of the neck pierced with an aperture, the stone of a pale celadon colour with light beige patches and white striations
4.7 cm, 1 7/8  in.
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Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 11.

Catalogue Note

A similar example was excavated in 1973 from tomb M-1 at the Hutougou cemetery in Fuxin, Liaoning province (Wenwu, 1984, no. 6, p. 3, fig. 7:6; pl. 1:1). 

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong