TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY | 商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件
TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY | 商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件
TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY | 商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件
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TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY | 商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY | 商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

ARCHAIC AND ARCHAISTIC JADES FROM THE MICHAEL GULBENKIAN COLLECTION

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TWO CELADON JADE 'BIRD' PLAQUES

SHANG DYNASTY - WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY

商至西周 玉鳥紋珮一組兩件


each of flat elongated triangular section with angular head and a pointed beak, carved with large eyes and parallel lines delineating wings, the stone of yellowish-green tone with areas of calcification

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Length 9.3 and 9.2 cm, 3⅝ and 3⅝ in.

Condition Report

The carvings are in good condition with the exception of a possible tiny chip to the tip of the tail of one. It should be noted that the colour of the jade is of a slightly more olive tone than the catalogue illustration suggests. 


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。整體品相良好,僅其一尾部尖端應見一處輕微細磕。實際呈色比圖例偏青。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


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雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

For a very similar bird pendant dated to the Western Zhou Dynasty, see J. Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, 1995, p.227; and for another, see A. Salmony, Archaic Jades from the Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection, 1952, pl. XLV11, no. 7.

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