Lot 226: PENDANT NECKLACE COMPOSED OF CARVED JADE FIGURINES LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER pendant 5cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
PENDANT NECKLACE COMPOSED OF CARVED JADE FIGURINES
LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER
the necklace consisting of ten female figurines each standing with both hands folded in front of the chest, the facial features and robes incised, the pendant in the shape of a similarly formed female figurine with a pair of horns
pendant 5cm high
- Good overall condition with signs of alteration as consistent with age
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Private Canadian collection, acquired in the 1980s.