Lot 1

A Northeastern Chinese late Neolithic jade pig dragon (zhulong), Hongshan culture, 4700 - 2900 B.C.

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 245 Lots

Hammer price € 5,000

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Description

An 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?

General Information

The auction includes 246 lots and starts on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4 pm (CET). The pre-sale viewing will take place from September 19 - 24, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm (CET).