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A JADE CARVING OF A ‘PIG-DRAGON’

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Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000
ca. US$25,554 - US$38,332
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 2707, Views: 16

A JADE CARVING OF A ‘PIG-DRAGON’ HONGSHAN CULTURE, CIRCA 3500 BC The thick jade is carved as a coiled stylised mythical animal with incised facily details below pricked ears. The centre is pierced with a circular aperture opening to a slit on one side, with an additional smaller aperture on the other side. The stone is of a yellow tone with extensive areas of white alteration. 2 3/4 in. (7.1 cm.) high, box Provenance Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Taipei in 1989

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