• 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 162

    A FINE SMALL WHITE JADE PLAQUE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE SMALL WHITE JADE PLAQUE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved at the top with the head of a bat and along the sides with its wings that frame the central scene of a trigram above waves crashing against a rock, with conjoined openwork ruyi heads at the bottom and a loop at the top, one narrow side inscribed with a four-character Qianlong mark, the semi-translucent stone of even white tone
    2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN