AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
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AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD, HAN - SIX DYNASTIES

Estimate:

600,000 - 800,000 USD

AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD, HAN - SIX DYNASTIES

Estimate:

600,000 - 800,000 USD

Lot sold:746,000USD

Description

AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD

HAN - SIX DYNASTIES

漢至六朝 玉馬首



strikingly modeled in a bold and angular sculptural style, the slightly lowered head facing forward, detailed with the mouth agape revealing two rows of well-defined teeth below the flared nostrils, the long, flat nose bridle extending to triangular-shaped eyes above muscular jaws, the pair of back-swept pointed ears flanking a finely incised mane extending to the broad arched neck, pierced on each side with a small aperture connected with a metal pin, the softly polished stone of a variegated grayish-celadon color with a russet patch to the right side and some natural veins, stand (2)


Height 3⅞ in., 9.7 cm

Condition Report

A shallow chip to the base of the neck apprx. 1.4 cm long, and another to the mane apprx. 1 cm. A few scattered chips to the teeth, the largest at the front teeth apprx. 0.7 cm long. A chip to one corner of the chin and a small chip to the tip of the right ear. Some polishing to the stone, including to the top part of the mane at the crown of the head. The neck pierced on each side with a small aperture connected with a metal pin. The base with two apertures. Minor nicks to edges.


頸底部有一淺缺約1.4公分長,馬鬃另有一淺缺約1公分。齒部有些許小缺,前齒最大缺約0.7公分長。下巴及右耳尖端各有一小磕。見些許打磨,包括額鬃處。頸下方釘一金屬銷子穿透兩側。底部有兩小洞,邊角見數處細微小磕。


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Provenance

C.T. Loo, New York, 7th March 1950.

Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).


來源

盧芹齋,紐約,1950年3月7日

史蒂芬•瓊肯三世(1978年逝)收藏


Literature

Alfred Salmony, Chinese Jade Through the Wei Dynasty, New York, 1963, pl. XXXII-5.


出版

Alfred Salmony,《Chinese Jade Through the Wei Dynasty》,紐約,1963年,圖版XXXII-5


Exhibited

An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades, C.T. Loo, Inc., Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, 1950, pl. LX, no. 2.


展覽

《An Exhibition of Chinese Archaic Jades》,盧芹齋,諾頓美術館,西棕櫚灘,1950年,圖版LX,編號2


AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD,  HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND RARE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE HORSE HEAD, HAN - SIX DYNASTIES
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