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Chinese Neolithic Greenstone Discs w/ Box (3 pcs)
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East Asia, China, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu culture, ca. 3400 to 2250 BCE. An impressive set of three hand-carved greenstone discs from Neolithic China, all intricately incised with a repeated pattern of risen volute-motifs. Enveloped in hues of pale sage and light grey, each presents a characteristically round form with a wide central aperture. These remarkable rings have been carved to fit into one another perfectly. They are accompanied by a lovely box exhibiting a yellow silk-lined interior and a navy cloth exterior decorated with pale blue and grey embroidery of zoomorphs surrounded by floral motifs. Size of box: 7.125" L x 7" W x 1.25" H (18.1 cm x 17.8 cm x 3.2 cm); Size of largest: 5" in diameter (12.7 cm)

Provenance: private New Jersey, USA collection, acquired before 2008

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#158281
Condition
Largest repaired from four pieces with break lines visible and some minor loss along fissures. Very light softening of detail and minor abraded area on smallest. Otherwise, excellent with lovely earthen deposits throughout.
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Chinese Neolithic Greenstone Discs w/ Box (3 pcs)

Estimate $2,400 - $3,600
May 06, 2021
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Starting Price $1,100
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0037A: Chinese Neolithic Greenstone Discs w/ Box (3 pcs)
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Est. $2,400 - $3,600Starting Price $1,100
Art of Asia | Antiquity to Present
May 06, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0037A Details
Description
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East Asia, China, Neolithic Period, Liangzhu culture, ca. 3400 to 2250 BCE. An impressive set of three hand-carved greenstone discs from Neolithic China, all intricately incised with a repeated pattern of risen volute-motifs. Enveloped in hues of pale sage and light grey, each presents a characteristically round form with a wide central aperture. These remarkable rings have been carved to fit into one another perfectly. They are accompanied by a lovely box exhibiting a yellow silk-lined interior and a navy cloth exterior decorated with pale blue and grey embroidery of zoomorphs surrounded by floral motifs. Size of box: 7.125" L x 7" W x 1.25" H (18.1 cm x 17.8 cm x 3.2 cm); Size of largest: 5" in diameter (12.7 cm)

Provenance: private New Jersey, USA collection, acquired before 2008

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#158281
Condition
...
Largest repaired from four pieces with break lines visible and some minor loss along fissures. Very light softening of detail and minor abraded area on smallest. Otherwise, excellent with lovely earthen deposits throughout.
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