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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 265

    A GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GREENISH-WHITE JADE THUMB RING
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Well carved in low relief with two characters, chen (humility) and yi (calm), in seal script between four of the Daoist trigrams, the softly polished stone of even greenish-white color
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR