• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1130

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE INSCRIBED THUMB RING

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE INSCRIBED THUMB RING
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved from a stone of soft white and russet tone, inscribed on one side with a lengthy poem by Shi Run Zhang, followed by the signature 'Zigang'
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN