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Ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty Black Jade Carved Taotie Sword Chape

Ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty Black Jade Carved Taotie Sword Chape

Ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty Black Jade Carved Taotie Sword Chape
High quality Jade sword finial - chape. This piece would have been at the bottom end of a sword scabbard. The scabbard would have been made of wood and decorated with either lacquers, paints, or appliqué material such as leather. At the bottom there would have been a pin that fits into the hole that is at the top of this piece. This piece has a Taotie mask with a dragon and phoenix design on front and back. Shang Dynasty Masterwork, 1600 B. Black Jade, scabbard chape or pendant with classic drilling on bottom for a scabbard. Also could have been used as a pendant later. Measures 1.5" Wide x 2" Long.

__________________________________________________ Jackson's On Main sells high quality art and antiquities at excellent prices from both our extensive collection and from the private collections of our clients and various estates. Jackson's On Main History. Our business was established in 1966 by Claude and William Jackson, father and son, in Hollywood, California. Claude Jackson (now deceased) was a well known West Coast artist who executed numerous fine works many depicting the great movie stars of early Hollywood.

Several of his works have been published and those originals now reside in the collections of various noted individuals and institutions. Most notable probably is his depiction of Marilyn Monroe in his'Red Kimono', 1975, published as the centerfold in Roger Taylor's anthology. As time passed we diversified and grew and now we maintain a 3,000 square foot full service walk-in art and antique Gallery in Mt. We are fully staffed and equipped to provide prompt professional service and we guarantee ALL sales to be as described. We also are always interested in purchasing quality art works and we pay top dollar. Please send pictures for quotes. We guarantee your full satisfaction with every sale. Bill and Donna Jackson Owners. The item "ANCIENT CHINESE SHANG DYNASTY BLACK JADE CARVED TAOTIE SWORD CHAPE" is in sale since Wednesday, August 27, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Armor". The seller is "jacksonsonmain" and is located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Type: Armor
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Primary Material: Jade
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Color: Black


Ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty Black Jade Carved Taotie Sword Chape