A CELADON JADE KNEELING FIGURE
SHANG DYNASTY (CIRCA 1600-1100 BC)
Remark: with original Japanese wooden box
L 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in)
Provenance: An old collection of a Japanese collector
Reference: 1. A similar jade statue of a person kneeling (1976AXTM: 371) form Shang, was unearthed at M5 Tomb, the tomb of Fu Hao, Anyang Yinxu, in 1976, is illustrated in JADE FROM THE TOMB OF FU HAO, edited by Institute of Archaeolohy Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Lingnan Fine Art Publishing House, Guangzhou, 2016, p. 64 2. A jade figure-shaped ornament from the late Shang dynasty, with a similar style, is kept in the National Museum of China.
ESTIMATE: HK$ 800,000 / RMB 704,000