A FINE ANTIQUE CHINESE HONGSHAN PERIOD ARCHAIC JADE C-SHAPED DRAGON PENDANT
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Neolithic Jade Pendant
We are pleased to offer for auction a very fine Archaic Dragon Pendant.The pendant is carved from greenish nephrite in the form of a large c-shaped dragon with an arched body, tear-drop shaped eyes, a snout-like nose, and an upward-curved horn.The workmanship and quality is comparable to examples from the Yangde Tang Collection and the National Museum of China in Beijing.It is a very fine collector's item.
The height of the jade is approximately 15 cm.The height of the stand with the jade mounted is approximately 27 cm.The piece is in good condition with surface wear, and being natural stone has inclusions/fissures.There are no restorations.The stand has some bends and paint loss.