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A LARGE JADE BLADE
4.000 € - 6.000 €
Description:China, probably Eastern Zhou dynasty/ Warring States period
50,5 x 10 - 6,3 x 1,3 cm
Light green-bluish, somewhat translucent jade with dark brown veins and extensive calcifications, a neatly polished conical bore.
Important Austrian private collection, acquired in the 1980s in the Paris art trade
Publ. Zeileis, "Selected Jades from Seven Millennia," 1994, no. 160, pp. 196-197.
Rest. break, very slightly chipped