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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2616

    A MOUNTED WHITE JADE OPENWORK OVAL PLAQUE

    Price Realised  

    A MOUNTED WHITE JADE OPENWORK OVAL PLAQUE
    MING DYNASTY OR EARLIER

    The oval plaque is well carved in openwork with five herons, naturalistically rendered either in flight or wading through water in a lush pond from which grow aquatic plants including lotus flowers, the stone of even tone, mounted on a wood stand as small table screen
    7 3/4 in. (19.5 cm.) overall height, box


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    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 300 Years of Jade, 30 October 2000, lot 788.