• Lot 286

    A white jade openwork box and cover

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A white jade openwork box and cover
    19th Century
    Both openwork parts of the shallow oval box carved in high relief with a full-faced dragon grasping for the 'flaming pearl' among scrolling foliage and lotus blooms, the stone of greyish white tone
    14.7 cm. wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN