Lot 5030: A PAIR OF WHITE JADE ROPE-TWISTED DRAGON PENDANTS
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Each dragon pendant is modelled with its sinuous body as twisted rope, the stylized dragon head with mouth agape, the stone is of smoothly polished white tone. Warring State period.
Notes: Compare a very similar rope-twisted dragon pendant, however in celadon nephrite jade, is included in the collection of Metropolitan Museum, New York, accession number 1985.214.99
Dimensions: Height: 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm) Width: 1 5/8 in (4.1 cm)