A Northeastern Chinese late Neolithic jade pig dragon (zhulong), Hongshan culture, 4700 - 2900 B.C.
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DescriptionAn expressive pig dragon (zhulong) pendant, grey-green jade with brown inclusions. Intact. Height 5.4 cm. Thickness 1.8 cm.
Zhulong are small emblematic sculptures of the Hongshan culture.
Provenance: From a South German family collection, acquired by the father in China in the 1920s and 1930s, while working as merchant and diplomat.
Condition: II + Questions about the lot?