6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 13,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A WHITE JADE BAMBOO PENDANT, 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
finely carved in openwork in the shape of a curled bamboo sprig with delicate sprouting leaves -- 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) wide, fitted stand.
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Plesch collection (Hs 6A); acquired from Spinks, London, Spring 1984.
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