• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1087

    A RARE WHITE AND GREY JADE OPENWORK PLAQUE

    YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE WHITE AND GREY JADE OPENWORK PLAQUE
    YUAN DYNASTY (1279-1368)
    Finely carved with a dragon leaping from waves; together with a glass-mounted metal-backed hand mirror decorated in relief with dragons amidst clouds, the center fitted to hold the present jade plaque
    3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm.) long


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    Compare the carving of the dragon to that seen on a Yuan dynasty jade pendant in The Qing Court collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 42 - Jadeware (II), Hong Kong, 1995, p. 155, no. 127.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE GEORGE BRAUEL COLLECTION