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A JADE DRAGON PLAQUE FRAGMENT
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A JADE DRAGON PLAQUE FRAGMENT

Warring States Period, 5th-4th Century B.C.

boldly carved in profile and fully detailed on both sides, the head with blunt horn, large staring eyes, open jaws and incised teeth, the body with raised comma-spirals and fine linear details, the surface polished to a high gloss all over, the translucent stone of pale green and olive tone.

Length 3 34 inches (9.3 cm)

Ex Eskenazi, Ltd., London, acquired October, 1991

Compare the pair of large jade tiger plaques in the Freer Gallery of Art, illustrated by Lawton, Chinese Art of the Warring States Period, Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C., Washington, D.C., 1982, p. 149, no. 96.

戰國  龍形玉珮殘件  長9.3厘米
來源  1991年10月購自倫敦埃斯卡納齊
 

1.
A JADE DRAGON PLAQUE FRAGMENT

Warring States Period, 5th-4th Century B.C.

Length 3 34 inches (9.3 cm)

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