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A JADE ‘DRAGON’ PENDANT

Jade. China, Han dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD

This beautiful pendant is carved in the shape of an imposing dragon represented in profile and matches similar jades found in the early Western Han tombs at Xuzhou. The body of the dragon is s-shaped and decorated with raised curls and finely incised lines. The surface of the celadon to dark brown jade shows areas of calcification.

Similar pendants are published and illustrated in Filippo Salviati, 4000 Years of Chinese Archaic Jades, Edition Zacke, Vienna 2017, p. 266-267, nos. 281-282.

HEIGHT 10.8 cm

Provenance: Private Collection of Irene and Wolfgang Zacke.

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