27 May 2009,
Price realised HKD 275,000
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000
A FINE WHITE JADE 'QIN' PENDANT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Of rectangular form with rounded corners, carved in shallow relief with confronting dragons to the top, on one side depicting a lady seated atop a patterned carpet playing the qin beside an incense stand bearing an incense burner issuing swirling smoke, the reverse with an inscription, the stone of an even white tone
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high
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