Archaic - Neolithic Chinese Jade Blade, Hand Tool, Chisel - Adze. Angled Cutting Edge. Finely Crafted With A Soft Silky Patina. Approximately 2 3/8" Long x 1 3/8" Wide x 1" High.
For A Similar Adze:
Christie's Hong Kong The Chang Wei-Hwa Collection of Archaic Jades, Part I - Neolithic Period November 27, 2019 - Sale # 17742 - Lot #2733:
A DARK GREEN TUFF ADZE
LIANGZHU CULTURE OR SLIGHTLY LATER, CIRCA 3000-2000 BC
The heavy adze is carved with a step to the top, above a sloping cutting edge with a shorter cutteing edge on the reverse. The stone is of a pine-green tone with darker veining.
9 9/16 in. (24.6 cm.) long, box
Lantien Shanfang Collection, acquired in Taipei in 1997
HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000
HKD 300,000 38,325 USD