J.J. Lally & Co., Oriental Art / New York City, New York

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AN ARCHAIC JADE RING (HUAN)
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AN ARCHAIC JADE RING (HUAN)

Eastern Zhou Dynasty, 4th-3rd Century B.C.

Diameter 2 5⁄8 inches (6.7 cm)

finely carved in relief on both sides with tiny comma-spiral shape ‘sprouting grain’ between narrow wedge-shape borders, the surface polished to a high gloss, the olive green translucent stone with dark brown mottling, with encrusted remains of cinnabar and earth from burial.

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AN ARCHAIC JADE RING (HUAN)

Eastern Zhou Dynasty, 4th-3rd Century B.C.

Diameter 2 5⁄8 inches (6.7 cm)

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