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Lot 1029

A LARGE OCHRE-COLOURED JADE 'CONG'

Estimated Value:

4.000 € - 6.000 €

Schätzpreis:

4.000 €

Description:

China, probably Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture
6,8 x 13,8 x 13,7 cm
With two registers at the four corners with flat, stylised relief decoration, each with a large 'Fanshan' mask in between, the jade ochre throughout and partially weathered brown, opaque.
From the Zeileis collection, assembled in the 1980s and 90s - Partially polished chips
Published in: Zeileis, F. G.: "Chinesische Jade aus sieben Jahrtausenden" [Chinese Jades from Seven Millennia], Gallspach, 1st edition 1994, 2002, volume 1, no. 105, pp. 184-185