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701

Lot 701. A mottled buff and brown jade bi disc, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture, 4th-3rd millenium BC; 5 3⁄4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam., cloth boxEstimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000Price realised USD 18,900© Christie's 2022

The thick disc has a central aperture drilled from both sides. The mottled buff stone is suffused with a dense network of brown and russet color. 

Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 27 November 1995.

Christie'sImportant Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022