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Chinese Neolithic to Shang Black jade ceremonial axe blade

Stock Number: y3226
Chinese Neolithic to Shang Black jade ceremonial axe blade
Price
Sales price $4500.00

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Description

A Chinese Neolithic to Shang Dynasty black jade ceremonial axe blade, pierced at the top with a stylised avian finial. 

Origin:

Erlitou Culture Circa: 2000 to 1500 B.C., Western China

Dimensions:

Length: 47 / Average width: 7 cm.

Condition:

Re-joined at the centre, presented on a brass and wood display mount.