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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1942

    A VERY FINE WHITE JADE 'HUA MULAN' PLAQUE

    Price Realised  

    A VERY FINE WHITE JADE 'HUA MULAN' PLAQUE
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Of rectangular form, carved in shallow relief with a pair of dragons to the top, on one side depicting the female warrior, Hua Mulan, dressed in armour squatting in readiness to draw a bow, the reverse with an inscription, the stone of an even white tone
    2 1/4 in. (5.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION