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14. A rare neolithic green and russet jade disc, Hongshan culture, circa 3500 BC

Worked in a rounded square shape, with a central large hole below two small holes to the top, the stone of a deep to lighter green, with beige and russet areas to the edges 

 Length: 9cm

Provenance: Purchased from Antik West, Gothenburg, early 2000s.

For a rounded square disc from Liaoning, Sanguandianzi, see Rawson, Jessica, Chinese Jade, From the Neolithic to the Qing, British Museum, 1995, p. 113, pl. 1.

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