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Chinese Neolithic Jade Bi Disc - 3000 BC

Chinese Neolithic Jade Bi Disc - 3000 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Prehistorical: Item # 1403229

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A very large jade disc carved with a hole in the center. Both sides of this central hole are lipped which is very rare in "bi's." Compared with flat bi's, lipped bi's require a lot more carving and are much more difficult to make. The bi is beautiful with its complex colors and patterns. The colors range from cream to greys, ochres, greens and blues.Period: Neolithic ( 3rd millennium B.C.)

Size: Diameter = 26.7 cm (10-1/2 inches)

Condition: Very good. No cracks, breaks, chips or repairs. Has a natural beautiful patina that has developed through the millenniums.