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Lot 1004

A BI DISK OF BEIGE-BROWN SINTERED JADE ON WOOD STAND

Estimated Value:

4.000 € - 6.000 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, Neolithic, 3rd/2nd millennium BC.
D. 21,5 cm
Yellowish, partly light translucent jade with larger calcified areas, undecorated, saw marks on both sides.
Important Austrian private collection, acquired in 1993 from E. & J. Frankel, New York
Published:
E&J Frankel Ltd, "Twenty-fifth Anniversary Retrospect", New York, 1992, No. 41, pp. 108-109.
Zeileis, "Selected Chinese Jade from Seven Millennia", 1994, no. 62, p. 78
Cf. Hartman, J. M., Ancient Chinese Jade from the Buffalo Museum of Sience, New York 1975, p. 5, p. 2., Loehr, M., Ancient Chinese Jade from the Grenville Winthrop Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University 1975, p. 36, p. 6. Neolithic burial site in Shandong 1959, p. 22, fig. 11:1, West China Union University in Cheng Te-k'un's Prehistoric China, p. XV:1
Rest. break, partly chipped