A jade disc, bi, Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty | 新石器時代至周 玉璧
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
a jade disc, bi
Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty
with well-defined outlines centred with a large aperture, the opaque deep brown stone with grey and russet veining
Diameter 14.9 cm, 5⅞ in.
One crack from the center aperture extend to the outer edge, a further shorter
crack to the other side of aperture.
A small area of infill, approx. 2 cm. wide.
Overall with minute nicks consistent with age.
The colour of the Bi is slighter brighter than illustrated.
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Collection of Armand Trampitsch (1890-1975).
Ader Picard Tajan auction in Tokyo, Hôtel Okura, 30th May 1985, Lot 50.
Armand Trampitsch收藏 (1890-1975)
Ader Picard Tajan東京, 1985年5月30日, 拍品50