Two jade ornaments Eastern Zhou – Western Han dynasty | 東周至西漢 玉珮飾兩枚
Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection
Two jade ornaments
Eastern Zhou – Western Han dynasty
the first of a hollow tapering form and incised on each side with double-line interlocking scrollwork, the other with a shaped tapering form and worked on two sides with taotie masks and scrollwork, the flat top surmounted by a rounded finial
5.1 and 4.9 cm
In overall good condition with just minor expected nibbles to the extremities and traces of calcification as visible in the catalogue photo. A few corners of the taller jade possibly slightly polished down.
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C.T. Loo & Co., New York (left only).
Frank Caro, New York, 1964 (left only).
Collection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987).
Christie's New York, 18th March 2009, lot 303.
Exhibition of Chinese Arts, C.T. Loo & Co., New York, 1941-1942, cat. no. 250 (left only).
《Exhibition of Chinese Arts》，盧芹齋，紐約，1941-1942年，編號250（左玉飾）