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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Sep 29, 2022
possibly Shang period, circa 1600-1100 BCE, white to cream jade with carved concentric circles, 9 in. diameter; with metal stand, dimensions on stand 10-5/8 x 9 x 2-1/2 in.; in associated wood box, 3-1/4 x 11 x 11 in. [Asian Ceramics]
Note: Accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity from Gu Fang, Senior Fellow of the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), dated 7/16/09 attributing the disc to the late Shang period.
Provenance: Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc. (accompanied by copy of receipt dated January 2011 for $2,000); The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut
surface dirt and accretion, scattered surface scratches, natural inclusions throughout, some edge roughness and small chips; box with warping to lid
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