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A WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
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94
A WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
carved in low relief on one side with a scholar and child conversing beneath a rocky outcrop and pine tree and on the reverse with a lengthy inscription signed, Zigang, both sides surmounted with confronted chilong and pierced for suspension
 
5.7 by 3.5cm., 2 1/4 by 1 3/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare similarly carved plaques, such as one sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 28th October 1992, lot 572; another sold at Christie's London, 4th November 1008, lot 84; and another signed Zigang, but of oval form, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 27th October 1993, lot 423.

Lu Zigang was a celebrated carver in his native city of Suzhou during the second half of the sixteenth century to the extent that many of the finest jade carvings from the Suzhou workshops bore his 'signature'.

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