Lot 17. A large mottled grey and brown stone adze, Northwest China, 3rd-2nd millennium BC; 5. in. (12.7 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 600 - USD 800. Price Realised USD 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The thick adze with beveled cutting edge is of a mottled grey and reddish-brown color.
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Provenance: The Irving Collection, New York, by 1987.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020