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Estimate: HK$40,000 - HK$60,000
ca. US$5,109 - US$7,664
Price realised:  HK$275,000
ca. US$35,129
Lot number 2710, Views: 13

A JADE EAGLE HEAD HANDLED STAFF HONGSHAN CULTURE, CIRCA 3500 BC Comprising two sections, each with an aperture on the severed end, the jade was originally carved as a staff with a pointed bevelled blade and a handle in the form of an eagle’s head with fine ridges to the back simulating the crest. The stone is of a fern green colour covered with extensive areas of beige alteration. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) long overall, box Provenance Acquired in Hong Kong prior to 1999

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