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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 403

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ELONGATED PENDANT

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ELONGATED PENDANT
    18TH CENTURY
    Of elongated oval shape, carved in relief with a young boy balancing upon one foot atop swirling clouds, holding in his left hand a flaming pearl and in his right hand a billowing celestial scarf that envelops his body, the reverse with a ruyi-head border framing a rectangular cartouche containing a four-character inscription reading ren long xi qing (man and dragon in joyful celebration), the top pierced for suspension and carved and pierced with the intertwined bodies of two sinuous archaistic dragons, the translucent stone of even white tone with a small area of pale russet mottling
    3 in. (7.5 cm.) high


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