743
743
A GRAYISH-WHITE JADE HAIR ORNAMENT
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
743
A GRAYISH-WHITE JADE HAIR ORNAMENT
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A GRAYISH-WHITE JADE HAIR ORNAMENT
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
the pebble well-hollowed, the top ridged in five rounded ribs, enframed beneath by shaped panels comprised of chilong carved in low relief, the front with a cusped reserve enclosing a frontal dragon in the central panel flanked by a pair to either side and smaller ones coiled along the top outer ridge, the reverse with a larger and small chilong within a single panel, a small aperture to either side for a pin to secure the fitting to the hair, the stone with pale gray inclusions towards the base
Length 3 in., 7.8 cm
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Catalogue Note

There is a nearly identical example to the present jade in the British Museum illustrated in Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, British Museum, London, 1995, cat. no. 25:14.

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