Lot 2883. A jade dagger-axe, ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC); 13. 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.
The dagger-axe has bevelled edges and a medial ridge on both sides, box.
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 27 May 1987.
Note: Compare to a jade dagger-axe of similar size, also dating to the Shang period, formerly in the Yangdetang Collection, sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 29 November 2017, lot 2720.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 July 2020