Chinese Jade Bi Disc Antique C. 18th Century

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Chinese Jade Bi Disc Antique C. 18th Century

A fabulous Chinese Bi Disk and carved exquisitely. The bi is a type of circular ancient Chinese jade artifact. The earliest bi were produced in the Neolithic period, particularly by the Liangzhu culture (3400 - 2250 BCE). Later examples date mainly from the Shang, Zhou and Han dynasties. 

Circumference of bi: 8 cm or 3.1 Inches

Height: 0.8 cm or 0.3 Inches

Weight: 117.5 g or 75.6 penny weight