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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 475

    THREE CARVED JADE BELT BUCKLES

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    THREE CARVED JADE BELT BUCKLES
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    One of oval shape carved in relief on top utilizing the pale russet and amber-yellow markings with millet and peony growing from rockwork; one of irregular pebble shape carved and pierced in the center with a pair of confronted bats and a peach spray, the stone of pale greenish-white tone with russet markings; and one of oval shape, the rounded top retaining the russet skin and carved with a scene of a fisherman in a sampan, a figure holding an umbrella on the shore in the distance, the underside of white tone; together with a pale greyish-green serpentine buckle carved and undercut on top with a chilong grasping a lingzhi sprig in its jaws
    3, 2¾, 2 7/16 and 3 in. (7.5, 6.9, 6.2 and 7.5 cm.) long (4)


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