An archaic calcified jade fish pendant Shang Dynasty or later (2)

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Lot 101
An archaic calcified jade fish pendant
Shang Dynasty or later

Sold for HK$ 275,625 (US$ 35,112) inc. premium
An archaic calcified jade fish pendant
Shang Dynasty or later
The arched fish carved with a flattened head, pointed nose and round eyes, the body finely carved with incisions depicting its scales and fins, five holes pierced through head and fins, the stone of a pale brown tone with traces of cinnabar, box.
15cm (5 7/8in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • 商或更晚 魚形佩

    Compare with an archaic jade fish pendent, Shang Dynasty, in the Palace Museum collection, Beijing, which is illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade 2 Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties, Beijing, 2011, p.199, no.227.

    青玉質,滿覆褐色沁,佩身扁平,邊緣薄削,魚形,翹嘴,分尾,陰刻鱗鰭,正反紋飾同,共五圓穿。

    可參考北京故宮藏一件商代魚形佩,雕刻較簡單,然形制頗似,見《故宮博物院藏品大系玉器篇2》,北京,2011年,頁199,編號227。
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