A jade 'bird' pendant, Late Shang/early Zhou | 商末周初 玉鳥形佩
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
A jade 'bird' pendant
Late Shang/early Zhou
the flat stone worked in the form of a bird in profile, detailed with incised feathers, pierced at the head with an aperture for suspension, the heavily calcified stone a creamy-green colour
Height 6.6 cm, 2½ in.
Overall with several minute nicks to the edge, the largest, approx. 2 cm., wide.
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Collection Armand Trampitsch (1890-1975).
Ader Picard Tajan auction in Tokyo, Hôtel Okura, 30th May 1985, Lot 38.
Armand Trampitsch收藏 (1890-1975)
Ader Picard Tajan東京, 1985年5月30日, 拍品38
Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones, Archaic Chinese jades, 2000, Hongkong, no.66.
Filippo Salviati編《Radiant Stones, Archaic Chinese jades》, 2000年, 香港, 圖版66