Antique Ceremonial Axe, Chinese, Jade, Decorative Tool, Shang Dynasty Taste
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About this item
This is an antique ceremonial axe. A Chinese, mottled caramel jade decorative tool redolent of the Shang Dynasty, dating to the mid-19th century, circa 1850.
Striking colouration catches the eye
Displays a desirable aged patina
Heavily mottled caramel jade in very good order
Hand-carved decorations abound
Revivalist inspiration from the decorative style of the Shang Dynasty (circa 1556 to 1046 BC)
The axe crafted in the form of a wonderfully caricature dragon carp's head
Chamfered blade edge affords safe handling and appreciation
Copious carved details decorate the handle
This is a fascinating antique ceremonial axe, with superb jade figuring and pleasing hand-carved details. Sure to delight, delivered polished and ready to display and hold.
Max Width: 12.5cm (5'')
Max Depth: 2.5cm (1'')
Max Height: 20cm (7.75'')
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Our Ref: 18.7056
Condition : Presented in very good antique condition.
Materials : Jade
Origin : Chinese, Oriental, Asian
Manufacture Date : c.1850
Hele, United Kingdom
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