A reticulated white jade 'bird and flower' pendant, Late Ming / early Qing dynasty | 明末 / 清初 白玉鑲翠玉透雕花鳥紋珮
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A reticulated white jade 'bird and flower' pendant
Late Ming / early Qing dynasty
明末 / 清初 白玉鑲翠玉透雕花鳥紋珮
the plaque later mounted in silver, inset with a jadeite bead, and inscribed to the reverse with a shop mark reading Nanjing qingfu
Height overall 2⅞ in., 7.3 cm
There are three hairline cracks to the branches on the left of the jadeite, and two to the right of the bird. There are associated losses around the jadeite inset, and two hairline cracks above the bird's head. Overall with minute nicks to the extremities as can be expected.
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Collection of Carolyn Apperson Leech (1874-1955).
Bequeathed to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 1955 (acc. no. 1955.16.29).
Carolyn Apperson Leech (1874-1955) 收藏
1955年 遺贈予Speed藝術博物館，路易斯維爾市 (館藏編號1955.16.29)