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  • Archaic Jade Notched Disc

    Early Chinese art from private collections

    19 October - 19 October, 2016

    This exhibition features a range of early jades, bone carvings, archaic bronzes and inlaid metalwork. The objects range in date from the Neolithic period to the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD) and many have passed through the hands of renowned collectors such as Luo Zhenyu, Pan Zuyin, Alexandre J. Argyropoulos, Edward T. Chow and Adolphe Stoclet

    Archaic Jade Notched Disc

    Late Neolithic period – Shang period, 2000 - 1500 BC

    Notched discs are a rare category amongst Chinese Neolithic and Shang jades and this particular example is notable for its extremely large size and softly polished surface.

    Diameter: 33.0cm