18 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 9,375
A FINELY CARVED PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING
Carved in shallow relief with a sage holding a staff standing under a blossoming plum tree and looking off toward the distant hilly landscape, the translucent stone of even pale greenish-white tone
1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) high
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The scene carved on this thumb ring suggests the expression Ta xue xun mei (Noblemen and scholars writing poetry inspired by nature).
This lot is offered without reserve.