22 mai 2009

Three jade blades, Shang dynasty (1600-1100bc)

Three jade blades, Shang dynasty (1600-1100bc) the first of a deep green tone with areas of creamy alteration to the stone, of flattened broadening form with a slightly concave cutting edge, drill hole to slender end; a creamy beige toned altered blade, of wide flattened form with pointed tip, bevelling to its wide surface, with incised end detailing and large drill hole to the tang; a brownish green toned blade with patches of creamy toned alteration to the stone, the broad blade with bevelled edges, three drill holes and a... [Lire la suite]
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