Archaic Chinese Carved Jade Dragon Pendant Or Plaque - Huang. Double Curled Pattern On Both Sides. Celadon And Brown Coloration. Fine Detailed Carving With A Soft Patina. Approximately 4 1/2" Wide x 1 3/4" High.
For A Similar Example See:
Images Of Chinese Jade By Joan Hartman-Goldsmith;Page 48 #10 - Currently At The National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. This Is Dated To The Late Zhou Period (Fifth To Fourth Century BC).
For Another Similar Example See:Asian Art Museum, San Francisco Item #B60J684 - The Avery Brundage Collection: Designation: Dragon-headed huanDate: Spring and Autumn period (771-approx. 480 BCE) - See Last Image
For Another Similar Jade Pendant (Huang): Sotheby's New York - Fine Chinese Ceramic And Works Of Art March 18-19, 2014 - PROPERTY FROM THE SAM AND MYRNA MYERS COLLECTION, Lot #148 Which Realized $62,5000USD.
A FINE JADE PENDANT (HUANG)
EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY
the arc-shaped pendant finely carved on both sides with a central taotie mask flanked by square-nosed dragon heads, divided by the fluted ribs, pierced through the jaw of the dragons with circular holes for suspension, the stone of yellowish-green color with areas of black inclusionsLength 4 5/8 in., 11.8 cm