PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A WHITE JADE PLAQUE
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
one face decorated with a boy standing on a jagged rock issuing a lingzhi sprig, the reverse carved with a poetic inscription and ending with two characters reading Zigang, all below two archaistic dragons, the stone of an even white colour
Length 5.5 cm, 2 1/6 in.
This plaque is in good condition, apart from some light wear. The actual colour is slightly whiter than the catalogue illustration.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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