• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE PLAQUE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE PLAQUE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved on one side with a man standing on a terrace holding a weiqi board while another man is holding onto a tree as he kneels on top of a wall, the reverse carved with an inscription and two seals, all below confronted archaistic dragons, the semi-translucent stone of even tone
    2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN