A WHITE JADE ‘FIGURAL' PLAQUE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
of oval shape, crisply carved to one side with a boy riding a sinuous dragon, the other side carved with two scholars in a garden gazing at a crane in flight, the translucent stone an even white colour
Length 6.3 cm, 2½ in.
There are some nicks to the extremities, light wear and natural russet-coloured inclusions to the stone.
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