Lot 389. A jade 'mask' bead, possibly Neolithic period, Shandong Longshan culture (c. 3000 – c. 1900 BC); 5 cm, 2 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD (142,442 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.
of waisted columnar shape, the exterior incised with stylised human masks and abstract scrolls, the stone of a brownish celadon tone.
Property from the Peony Collection.
Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020