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A rare large archaic green jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Neolithic period/erlitou culture | 新石器時代/二里頭文化 牙璋

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45,000 - 50,000 GBP

A rare large archaic green jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Neolithic period/erlitou culture | 新石器時代/二里頭文化 牙璋

A rare large archaic green jade ceremonial blade, yazhang, Neolithic period/erlitou culture | 新石器時代/二里頭文化 牙璋

Estimate:

45,000 - 50,000 GBP

A rare large archaic green jade ceremonial blade, yazhang

Neolithic period/erlitou culture 

新石器時代/二里頭文化 牙璋


of elongated slightly flaring form, the handle pierced with an aperture and flanked by two projections, the stone of an opaque partially calcified dark green colour

Length 29.3 cm, 11½ in. 

The blade is restored with a visible crack to the lower half, with associated minute losses. 

Overall with minor nicks and light incrustation.

The tone of the jade is more translucent and lighter than illustrated.


下半部分有裂可見、經修,連帶微缺。整體有輕微皮殼、微磕。較圖錄所示,實物更透光。



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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Drouot River Gauche, 14th December 1979, lot 108.

From a French Collection.


Drouot River Gauche,1979年12月14日,拍品108

法國私人舊藏

Filippo Salviati, Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades, 2000, Hongkong, no. 42.


Filippo Salviati編《Radiant Stones: Archaic Chinese Jades》, 2000年,香港, 圖版42