Chinese Han Dynasty Jade Zoomorphic Amulet

GBP 600.00

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Object Description

A Chinese zoomorphic amulet carved from jade dating the Han Dynasty. The creature resembles qualities of a crab or turtle such as a smooth shell-like body. An oblong head peers out from the body and displays two large, circular eyes. A small tail can be seen from the back. The underneath of the amulet has been pierced for suspension.

Date: Circa 206 BC-220 AD
Period: Han Dynasty

Object History

Ex Asiatika-Sammlung Günther Köpping, Berlin, Germany, with small label. Pieces from the collection were sold in a European auction in the 2000s.

Object Condition

Very fine condition, small German label to the base along with some residue.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:5.3 x H:6.4 centimeters

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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