A PALE CELADON JADE FEATHER HOLDER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of tapering tubular form, partially hollowed out and surmounted by a lingzhi-shaped loop, detailed with a bat in flight above a stylised shou character enclosing a yin yang symbol, the smoothly polished stone an even pale celadon colour
Length 6.1 cm, 2⅜ in.
The feather holder is in good condition.
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