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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 寬以居珍藏

A celadon jade ancestor mask Neolithic period, Shijiahe culture | 新石器時代 石家河文化玉面人頭像

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

寬以居珍藏

新石器時代 石家河文化玉面人頭像


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

8.7 cm

There are a few minor expected nicks to the fragile extremities.


邊沿幾出細磕痕,屬正常。


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