• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 130

    A WHITE JADE OPENWORK THUMB RING

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE OPENWORK THUMB RING
    18TH CENTURY
    Well carved as a horned dragon grasping a lingzhi sprig in its jaws as it strides amidst clouds, the semi-translucent stone of even tone and with soft polish
    1 1/8 in. (3 cm.) diam.


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    See a similar white jade thumb ring sold in these rooms, 18 March 2009, lot 428.

    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN