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A jade disc, bi, Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty | 新石器時代至周 玉璧

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Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 GBP

A jade disc, bi, Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty | 新石器時代至周 玉璧

A jade disc, bi, Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty | 新石器時代至周 玉璧

Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot sold:

4,410

GBP

a jade disc, bi

Neolithic period-Zhou dynasty 

新石器時代至周 玉璧


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.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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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