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Lot 225: ALTERED SPINACH-GREEN JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BIRD LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER 6cm high

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

November 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: ALTERED SPINACH-GREEN JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL BIRD
LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER
carved with a front-facing humanoid bird with wings tucked in and a pair of breasts indicating she fed the ancestors, detailed with fine plumage and archaic spirals, the jade of a red tone with gold spots
6cm high

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance with surface pitting which is either natural to the stone or is result of the alteration.


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