Sold for US$40,695 inc. premium
Submit your item online for a free auction estimate.How to sell
Our Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art specialists can help you find a similar item at an auction or via a private sale.Find your local specialist
Sale Coordinator, Chinese Works of Art
Vice President and Head of Department
新石器時期 紅山文化 雲形玉飾
An openwork jade pendant with two circular apertures and crescent slits paired at the center, excavated at the large Hongshan temple and stone mound burial complex at Niuheliang in Liaoning province, is illustrated in Wenwu, 2008, No. 10, p. 26, col. pl. 26 and in a line drawing on p. 28, pl. 32, no. 3.
Compare also the fragment of a Hongshan jade pendant in the National Museum of History, Taipei, illustrated by Johnson and Chan in the catalogue of the special exhibition organized by the San Antonio Museum of Art, 5,000 Years of Chinese Jade, San Antonio, 2011, p. 36, no. 1.