A pair of jade Huang pendants, Eastern Zhou period, 4th-3rd century BC | 東周 玉璜一對
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
A pair of jade Huang pendants
Eastern Zhou period, 4th-3rd century BC
each of arc shape, finely carved to each face with rows of bosses, pierced to the upper middle section with an aperture for suspension, the calcified stone of creamy-green colour
Length 17.2 cm, 6¾ in.
Both with very minute nicks, otherwise in good condition.
The tone of the jade is very close to its illustration online.
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Filippo Salviati, The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber and Glass, 2002, London, no. 40.
F. Salviati編《The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber, and Glass》, 2002年, 圖版 40