A celadon jade ancestor mask Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture | 新石器時代 石家河文化玉面人頭像
Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection
A celadon jade ancestor mask
Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture
skilfully and subtly worked in relief on one side of the openwork plaque to depict an anthropomorphic face, the eyes rendered powerful and large above a mouth revealing its teeth
There are a few minor expected nicks to the fragile extremities.
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