A jade 'cloud scroll' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture | 新石器時期 紅山文化 玉勾云佩
25,000 - 30,000 GBP
A jade 'cloud scroll' pendant
Neolithic period, Hongshan culture
新石器時期 紅山文化 玉勾云佩
carved and pierced, the stylised cloud scroll with subsidiary elements protruding from the four corners, pierced with a circular aperture for suspension, the stone of creamy brown colour with darker inclusions
Width 12 cm, 4¾ in.
A tiny section of the tip is broken and missing, a further small chip with possible associated stress cracks.
Overall with some inclusions.
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Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, 2004, Hongkong, no. 2.
Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no. 24.
Filippo Salviati編《Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades》，2004年，香港，圖版2
Jean-Paul Desroches編《Two Americans in Paris，A Quest for Asian Art》，2016年，巴黎，圖版24
From the Land of Asia, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montréal, 17th November 2016 - 19th March 2017. From the Land of Asia, Kimbell Art Museum, Texas, 4th March – 19th August 2018.
《From the Land of Asia》，Pointe-à-Callière 博物館，蒙特利爾，2016年11月17 - 2017年3月19日
《From the Land of Asia》，Kimbell美術館，德克薩斯，2018年3月4 - 8月19日