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    Sale 11928

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part II

    17 - 18 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1706

    A YELLOW JADE 'ABSTINENCE' PLAQUE

    19TH CENTURY

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    A YELLOW JADE 'ABSTINENCE' PLAQUE
    19TH CENTURY
    The pendant is carved in the form of a finger citron with leafy, flowering branches, with a round cartouche at the center enclosing two characters, zhai jie, 'abstinence'. The reverse is similarly inscribed in Manchu script. The stone is of an even pale yellow tone.
    1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long


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