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A RARE PALE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE BANGLE

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Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000
Price realised:  US$15,000
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A RARE PALE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE BANGLE
LATE NEOLITHIC/EARLY SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1600 BC, SOUTHEAST CHINA
A RARE PALE YELLOWISH-GREEN JADE BANGLE LATE NEOLITHIC/EARLY SHANG DYNASTY, CIRCA 1600 BC, SOUTHEAST CHINA Carved in low relief with five sets of paired bands centered by horizontal C-scrolls which face towards the edges, the pairs all reserved on the plain ground, the semi-translucent stone with areas of opaque ivory alteration 2¾ in. (7 cm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections
Date of the auction: 14 Sep 2009
Address: Christie's
14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center