• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2042

    A WHITE JADE OPENWORK PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE OPENWORK PENDANT
    LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Carved in openwork to depict a compressed basket, decorated in shallow relief with a stylised Shou character, flanked by a pair of stylised kui dragons on either side, supporting an acolyte seated beneath a bat in flight and surrounded by a dense network of branches growing foliage, mounted on a later silver mount and chain
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) wide


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