Throckmorton Fine Art
Timed Auction

Liangzhu: Ritual Objects at the Dawn of China’s Jade Age

Thu, May 19, 2022 12:00AM EDT - Fri, Jun 3, 2022 05:00PM EDT
Lot 25

Bi Disc, Late Neolithic Period, Liangzhu Culture (3200 - 2300 BCE)

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$2,000 $50
$5,000 $100
Jade, Dia: 5 3/4 in. Th: 5/16 in.


This small scale bi disc has an unusually large central biconically drilled hole. It's appearance is primarily a pale, nearly purple with white inclusions, likely due to alkali exposure. It is slightly irregular in diameter. It is in very good condition and ships with a custom made steel display base.