7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A WHITE JADE PENDANT, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
the pendant of flattened form, carved in the shape of a quail with naturalistically incised feathers and before large growing lingzhi sprays, a large lotus blossom and further lingzhi spray to the reverse -- 2in. (5.2cm.) wide.
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