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new Antique Ceremonial Axe, Chinese, Jade, Decorative Tool, Shang Dynasty Taste

Antique Ceremonial Axe, Chinese, Jade, Decorative Tool, Shang Dynasty Taste

£845.00
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Our Stock # 18.7056

This is an antique ceremonial axe. A Chinese, mottled caramel jade decorative tool redolent of the Shang Dynasty, dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1850. 

  • Striking colouration catches the eye
  • Displays a desirable aged patina
  • Heavily mottled caramel jade in very good order
  • Hand-carved decorations abound
  • Revivalist inspiration from the decorative style of the Shang Dynasty (circa 1556 to 1046 BC)
  • The axe crafted in the form of a wonderfully caricature dragon carp's head
  • Chamfered blade edge affords safe handling and appreciation
  • Copious carved details decorate the handle

This is a fascinating antique ceremonial axe, with superb jade figuring and pleasing hand-carved details. Sure to delight, delivered polished and ready to display and hold.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 12.5cm (5'')
Max Depth: 2.5cm (1'')
Max Height: 20cm (7.75'')


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