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A large jade bi disc, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture | 新石器時代 良渚文化 玉璧

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30,000 - 40,000 GBP

A large jade bi disc, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture | 新石器時代 良渚文化 玉璧

A large jade bi disc, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture | 新石器時代 良渚文化 玉璧

Estimate:

30,000 - 40,000 GBP

A large jade bi disc 

Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture

新石器時代 良渚文化 玉璧


of slightly irregularly circular form with a small central aperture drilled from both side to from an encircling ridge, the blue-grey stone with dark green areas and extensive veining 

Diameter 27.3 cm, 10¾ in. 

Overall with shallow chips to edges.

The colour of the jade is slightly darker than illustrated.


邊沿有淺磕。較圖片所示,實物色澤偏深。


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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Acquired in 1999.


購自1999年

Fillippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, 2004, Hongkong, no. 14.


Fillippo Salviati編《Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades》, 2004年, 香港,圖版14