1052
1052
AN INSCRIBED GOLD BEAD
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 312,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1052
AN INSCRIBED GOLD BEAD
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 312,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN INSCRIBED GOLD BEAD
QING DYNASTY
of oblong form and pierced through the center, decorated around the exterior with a prunus tree growing among bamboo and rockwork, the gnarled tree with extended branches bearing blossoms in full and bud, accompanied by an imperial poem in kaishu eulogizing prunus, followed by an apocryphal Qianlong yuzhi inscription, of 22K yellow gold
Height 1 7/8  in., 4.7 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Marie Elise Patreaux (1880-1920), Paris.
Collection of Marie Isabelle London (1920-1960), Paris.

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