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A DARK GREEN JADE AXE

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Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000
ca. US$3,832 - US$6,387
Price realised:  HK$81,250
ca. US$10,379
Lot number 2717, Views: 74

A DARK GREEN JADE AXE NEOLITHIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3500 BC The thin rectangular axe is carved with a curved cutting edge, with a hafting hole pierced at the butt end. The axe is slightly grooved on both faces. The stone is of a mottled dark green tone with creamy white streaks. 11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) long, box Provenance Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Taipei in 1991

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, Part I - Neolithic Period
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2019
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong