A GREEN JADE NOTCHED DISC, BI NEOLITHIC PERIOD, JIANG-HUAI REGION | 新石器時代江淮地區 青玉齒牙璧
Property from the Hei-Chi Collection
A GREEN JADE NOTCHED DISC, BI
NEOLITHIC PERIOD, JIANG-HUAI REGION
each side superbly worked with a subtly convex surface, all within a notched outline
d. 16.6 cm, 6 ½ in.
The disc is in good overall condition. There are minor chips to the outer edge as visible in the catalogue photo.
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.
Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 30.
Several Lingjiatan culture rings and huang with similar notches were excavated from Anhui, published in Lingjiatan yuqi [Lingjiatan jades], Beijing, 2000, pls 60, 62, 79. See also another serrated huang unearthed from Yingpanshan, Pukou, Nanjing, illustrated in Zhongguo yuqi quanji [Complete collection of Chinese jades], vol. 1: Yuanshi shehui [Primitive society], Hebei, 1991, pl. 64.