Lot 14

Pendant in the shape of a silkworm
China. Final period of the Shang or beginning of the Western Zhou ca 12° - 10° centuries BCE
Nephrite / Jade. L. 3,5 cm
Rare insect model considered by specialists as a silkworm. 
For pieces of the same type, see National Museum of Asian Art Washington / Sackler Gallery n° S2012.3.340, S2012.9.1440.

A JADE SILKWORM DURING

Provenance:
- Estate of Madame Anne-Marie Rousset
- Former Robert Rousset collection (1901-1981)
- Acquired before 1935