15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 56,250
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A MUGHAL-STYLE INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SHALLOW DISH
The very thin, translucent sides flaring slightly towards the lipped rim and carved in relief with scrolling flower sprays, raised on a narrow ring foot, the interior inscribed in clerical script with a lengthy poem by the emperor Qianlong extolling the qualities of the stone and the skill of the carver, the highly polished stone of even white color
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., box
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Acquired in Asia prior to 1960.
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