• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2003

    A LARGE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC BI-DISC

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC BI-DISC
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Carved in shallow relief on both sides with a pair of stylised confronted kui dragons, detailed with archaistic decorative motifs, the stone of a pale tone with some russet areas enhanced
    6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    An important European private collection formed in the 19th century by a Russian nobleman and diplomat