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Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic

Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic

Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic
Here we have an exceptional ancient carved erbei cup in jade dating to the Western Han Dynasty circa 200 BC. This archaic jade winged cup has exceptional proportions with delicate incised carving decorating handles of the cup and the interior and pierced decorations further adorning each handle. There is alteration to the jade occurring over the millennia from burial including bite makes, wrinkles, natural suffusion and drusy mineral deposits. The cup measures 2 13/16" long by 2 1/16" wide by 15/16 tall (72mm x 53mm x 23mm). Of exceptional polish this astonishing ancient Chinese artifact feels beautiful to hold. At the thinnest to the lips of the cup it is only 2.5mm thick, the incised decoration itself as fine as hair being just 0.3mm wide. The quality of the carving is breath taking. It is in lovely condition consistent with the authenticity and commensurate with the millennia since it was carved. This rare erbei cup of of museum quality and would make an exceptional acquisition to any collection of the rarest Chinese Art and Antiques.

An authenticity report accompanies this antique jade. The photos form part of the description of this piece. The item "Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic" is in sale since Tuesday, January 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Cups, Mugs".

The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Colour: Green
  • Material: Jade
  • Originating Region: China
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Era: 200 BC
  • Product Type: Cups, Mugs


Ancient Jade Erbei Cup Winged Eared Western Han Dynasty CHINESE CHINA Archaic