Lot 156. Bi with a crater in the band

Sold: € 4 400
Auction date: 06.12.2017   10:30 UTC +01:00
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Lot 156 | Bi with a crater in the band
Bi with a crater belt CHINA, Shang dynasty, sp. 2. Jt. v. C.
D. 8.1 cm
This Ring is made of a light grey, almost white, translucent Jade, is characterized by a collar strap that protrudes on both sides of the inner edge of about 4 mm height of the base surface. Two subtly crafted Furrows running along the ring, and are typical for this type of Jadering.
provenance: From an important German private collection, purchased from Ralph M. Chait Galleries Inc., New York, 20.09.1969 - See. Rawson, Jessica, Chinese jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, 1995, 9:1, p. 164-166 - Slight abrasion, polished Bestoßungen

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