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A superb pair of calcified jade rounded square disc ornaments Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化方圓玉璧一對

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 EUR

Property from the Bei Zu collection | 北祖珍藏

A superb pair of calcified jade rounded square disc ornaments Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化方圓玉璧一對

A superb pair of calcified jade rounded square disc ornaments Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化方圓玉璧一對

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 EUR

Lot sold:

7,560

EUR

Property from the Bei Zu collection

A superb pair of calcified jade rounded square disc ornaments

Neolithic period, Hongshan culture


the two flattened rounded square discs with thin edges, pierced above the centre with two holes for suspension, the stone of variegated golden brown colour

(2)

9 cm; 9.5 cm, 3⅝ in.; 3¾ in.

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Superbe paire d'ornements en jade calcifié de forme carrée aux coins arrondis, période néolithique, culture de Hongshan

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北祖珍藏

新石器時代 紅山文化方圓玉璧一對


(2)

9 公分、 9.5 公分, 3⅝英寸、 3¾英寸

Both discs in very good overall condition. One disc slightly thicker than the other.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。一對皆整體品相良好。一璧比另一璧稍厚。


"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."

These discs are remarkable for being very thinly and finely cut and for their unusual colour. Compare a green jade disc of similar form, with square outline and circular hole, excavated from a tomb at Sanguan Dianzi, Lingyuan, Liaoning province and now in the Liaoning Provincial Museum, illustrated in Mou Yongkang & Yun Xizheng, eds, Zhongguo yuqi quanji [Complete series on Chinese jades], vol. 1, Shijiazhuang, 1993, pl. 4.

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本品壁薄而切割工藝精湛,而且玉色鮮見,甚為難得。比較一青玉例,器形相近,方形輪廓,中開圓孔,出土自遼寧凌源三官甸子,現存於遼寧省博物館,圖載於牟永抗、雲希正,《中國玉器全集》,卷1,石家莊,1993年,圖版4。