A rare inscribed section of a white jade tally, Qing dynasty | 清 白玉同心合符半符
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A rare inscribed section of a white jade tally
the loose ring with a six-character inscription reading tong xin qian kun he fu (a concentric tally of heaven and earth)
Length 2⅝ in., 6.6 cm
Two chips to the rim of the buckle and scattered chips and nicks to the sides of the rectangular opening as well as to the adjoining link. Overall with minor nicks and bruises to the extremities. The stone with natural fissures.
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Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 12.
Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison.
Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.18).
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