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Lot 322. A celadon and brown jade cylinder or bracelet and a jade disc, huan, Neolithic period – Shang dynasty. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the cylinder of a variegated celadon and russet-brown colour; the huan with a tool mark to one side, the stone of a variegated pale celadon and sugar-brown colour - 12 and 5.9 cm, 4 3/4  and 2 3/8  in.

NoteThe huan was among the jade items appraised by Na Zhiliang (1908-98) in 1983.

See an example similar to the present huan, excavated in Xincun village, Zhengzhou, Henan province, illustrated in Gu Fang, The Complete Collection of Jades Unearthed in China, vol. 5, Beijing, 2005, p. 20.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2017, 02:00 PM