• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1133

    A GROUP OF SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS

    18TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS
    18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Comprising: a belthook carved on top with a dragon; a rectangular lock-form pendant; a pierced 'slice of lotus root' carved on one side with a dragonfly and begonia; a belt hook with dragon-head hook; two belt slides; an angular scroll stand; and a white jadeite hair pin with ruyi-shaped head inlaid with a ruby cabachon
    2 3/8 to 4 7/8 in. (6 to 12 cm.) long, one wood stand (8)


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Chinese Beauty & Elegance: Collecting and Connoisseurship in Scholarly Taste, Las Vegas Art Museum, 29 July - 23 September 2005.


    Post Lot Text

    See illustration of four