SHANG DYNASTY CARVED JADE 'YUE' AXE
March 25, 2018
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Lot 18
Chinese Shang Dynasty carved jade axe (yue); of typical flared form, centering an unusually large circular aperture with raised collar to each face; the flared edges flanked by notched flanges, below a smaller circular aperture to one side; the stone of dark green coloration below a layer of earth and bright red cinnabar; H: 11 1/2"; with custom stand

PROVENANCE:
Throckmorton Fine Art, New York;
Collection of Michael Egan, acquired from the above
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