An Archaic-Style Green and Russet Jade Carved Axe
, 2.6 x 9.2 x 0.3 in — 6.7 x 23.4 x 0.8 cm
From a private Toronto collector, active from the late 1960s onwards
The current owner began his collecting journey in 1968, and shortly thereafter discovered The Gurie Gallery and Le Petit Musée of Montreal in 1969. He was mentored under the owner of Le Petit Musée, Max Klein Sr, as well as in Toronto under Mr. Pao of Pao & Moltke Limited Oriental Art. He has been adding to his private collection in Toronto for the past 50 years.
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