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A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT

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Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000
Price realised:  US$100,000
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A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT
SPRING AND AUTUMN-WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC
A RARE SMALL YELLOWISH JADE OVAL ORNAMENT SPRING AND AUTUMN-WARRING STATES PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY BC The oval ornament is carved at the four corners with dragon heads and on each side with the abstract scrolls of their bodies against a hatchured ground and within a narrow, diagonally hatchured, outer border. The softly polished, semi-translucent stone is a pale yellowish-green color with small areas of opaque alteration. 1 ½ in. (3.8 cm.) long, box

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Dongxi Studio- Important Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings from a Distinguished Private Collection
Date of the auction: 17 Mar 2016
Address: Christie's
New York