Lot 41
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AN ARCHAISTIC PALE CELADON JADE PLAQUE QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Jade
carved in the form of a gui scepter interposed on to a bi disc, the composite form flanked by reticulated confronting chilong above and stylized waves and clouds below, the bi with small raised 'grain pattern' bosses to one side, the blade carefully incised with a constellation above and rolling, cresting waves and rockwork at the base, the stone of an even color, wood stand (2)

Provenance

Collection of Scott Emerson (c. 1905-?), Winea Plantation, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Acquired from the above in 1981, and thence by descent.
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