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An important celadon jade ‘C-shaped' 'dragon' pendant Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化青白玉龍形珮

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 EUR

Property from the Bei Zu collection | 北祖珍藏

An important celadon jade ‘C-shaped' 'dragon' pendant Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化青白玉龍形珮

An important celadon jade ‘C-shaped' 'dragon' pendant Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時代 紅山文化青白玉龍形珮

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 40,000 EUR

Lot sold:

277,200

EUR

Property from the Bei Zu collection

An important celadon jade ‘C-shaped' 'dragon' pendant

Neolithic period, Hongshan culture


of typical 'C' shape with an arched body extending to a pointed tip at the tail, its head detailed with bulging eyes, upturned snout and an undulating crest, the stone of pale yellowish celadon colour with cloudy inclusions

9.5 cm, 3¾ in.

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Important pendentif en jade céladon en forme de 'c'-dragon, période néolithique, culture de Hongshan

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北祖珍藏

新石器時代 紅山文化青白玉龍形珮


9.5 公分, 3¾英寸

The pendant in overall good condition. A minute bruise to the tip of the snout.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。整體品相良好。鼻尖有一細微撞痕。


"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."

Angus Forsyth, 'The Bei Zu Collection: Appreciation of a European Private Collection of Hongshan Jades', Art & Collection, no. 344, May 2021, pp. 163, fig. 4a.

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霍璽,〈北祖藏玉:歐洲私人珍蓄紅山古玉鑑賞〉, 《典藏古美術》,第344期,2021年5月,頁163,圖4a

A similar but larger light green jade dragon, excavated at Huanggutun, Ongniud Banner, Inner Mongolia and now in the Ongniud Banner Museum, is illustrated in Guo Dashun & Hong Dianxu, Hongshan wenhua yuqi jianshang/A Study of Hongshan Culture Jades, Beijing, 2014, part 4, pl. 10, and in Gu Fang, Zhongguo chutu yuqi quanji/The Complete Collection of Jades Unearthed in China, Beijing, 2005, vol. 2, pl. 18.

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內蒙翁牛特旗黄谷屯出土一例,尺寸較大,現藏於翁牛特旗博物館,載於郭大順、洪殿旭,《紅山文化玉器鑑賞》,北京,卷4,2014年,圖版10及古方,《中國出土玉器全集》,北京,2005年,卷2,圖版18。