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a jade cong, Western Zhou period | 西周 玉琮

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50,000 - 70,000 GBP

a jade cong, Western Zhou period | 西周 玉琮

a jade cong, Western Zhou period | 西周 玉琮

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

a jade cong

Western Zhou period

西周 玉琮


with plain rectangular sides and cylindrical shaft carved from a mottled dark greyish-green and black jade 

Height 14 cm, 5½ in. 

A natural inclusion extended from the rim across two sides, with very minute associated losses. 

Overall with minor nicks to corners and edges of the carving, consistent with age. 

The colour of the Cong is slightly brighter than illustrated.


口沿有一天然沁,兩側皆可見,有極輕微缺損。邊角有微磕,與年代相符。較圖錄所示,實物顏色更明潤。


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Acquired in London, 1980.


1980年代購自倫敦

Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, 2000, Hongkong, no.75.


Filippo Salviati編《Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades》,2000年,香港,圖版75