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Lot 1043

A BELT PENDANT 'PEI'

Estimated Value:

900 € - 1.500 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, possibly Eastern Zhou dynasty
B. 4,8 cm
Of pale lavender translucent jade, in the shape of an opened 'bi' disc with two opposing dragon heads at the ends, with fine incised decoration in shallow relief.
From the Zeileis collection, assembled in the 1980s and 90s - Very minor wear
Published in: Zeileis, F. G.: "Chinesische Jade aus sieben Jahrtausenden" [Chinese Jades from Seven Millennia], Gallspach, 1st edition 1994, 2002, volume 2, no. 180, p. 357