INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART. Old Chinese Celadon Nephrite Jade'Bi Disc' Carved Pendant. Late Eastern Zhou Dynasty 4th-3rd C. Description: An exquisite old Chinese carved Celadon Nephrite Jade archaic Bi Disc, decorated on both sides with a dense field of well defined incised spirals, patterned in relief around a central hole, with coarsely executed contours marking the surface through incised lines arranged in diagonal rows; this type of motif is the most frequent pattern on discs and rings of the 4th - 3rd centuries BC. And continued on the jades carved during the Western Han Period 206 BC.
The iconic Chinese Bi Disc motif is expressed in Chinese philosophy as the coherent fabric of nature, which unifies all aspects of existence, a process of harmonization ensuring a constant, dynamic balance of all things. Xxxxx Though rich in inclusions the semi transparent Jade is very fine, though the colour is partially concealed by entensive surface alteration of opaque calcification staining, which indicates age-related traces of weathering, and a patina that the Chinese view as "nature creating the effect of a cloudy sky". All natural vibrant pale-celadon Nephrite Jade of translucent quality, with mottled color variation, as well as some cohered mineral inclusions throughout. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item.Dimensions: Diameter: 2.0 inches (5.0cm). All items shall be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR GALLERY OF FINE ART. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE CELADON NEPHRITE JADE BI DISC PENDANT, LATE EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY" is in sale since Tuesday, July 14, 2020.
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