17 décembre 2017

A small annular 'yuan' and a 'huan' disc of creamy white and gray-green jade, China, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC)

Lot 142. A small annular 'yuan' and a 'huan' disc of creamy white and gray-green jade, China, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC). D. 8,7 cm. Estimate 1500/2500 €. Lot sold 4.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Traces of age and calcification on one disc Provenance: Property from an important German private collection, acquired from Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp, 19 Jan 1995 Note: Cf. Yang Boda, Chinese Archaic Jades from the Kwan Collection, 1994, nos. 20, 26, and 35, pp. 56, 62, and 75 as well as Loehr, Max, Ancient... [Lire la suite]