Lot 806. A greyish-green jade, huan, 2nd-1st millennium BC. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.
The thin disc has a large central aperture with very slightly rounded inner wall, and the semi-translucent stone has a satiny polish. Together with a mottled brown and beige jade disc, Shang dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC), the semi-translucent stone has some cloudy opaque alteration on one side. 3 7/8 and 3 3/8 in. (9.8 and 8.5 cm.) diam.
Provenance: The Erwin Harris Collection, Miami, Florida, by 1995.
Christie's. The Harris Collection: Important Early Chinese Art, 16 March 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center