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ARCHAIC AND IMPERIAL CHINA
RARE BI DISC
WARRING STATES (475 ­- 221 BC)
Object certified authentic and sold with an expert certificate. Satisfied or your money back.
Object :
Nº 1605
Dimensions :
Length: 24 cm (9.4’’)

 

Flat jade nephrite disc of a green colour with ancient traces of limescale on both side . A hole in the center, the surface covered on both sides with a typical nipple pattern. On the upper part an openwork design extending beyond the disc perimeter features a phoenix or dragon extremely well carved. No missing parts. A collector’s piece.The object belongs to the funerary ritual and dates from the Western Han dynasty. The typical circular shape is a reference to heaven.