16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
THREE JADE ARCHAISTIC PLAQUES
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The first, of teardrop shape, is carved in high relief on the front with a chilong and the concave reverse is carved with a wave border. A small hole is at the top. The second, of oval shape, is carved in high relief on the top with two chilong circling the central aperture, and the underside is carved with an archaistic scroll pattern. The third, of domed, oval shape, is well carved on the top with a chilong surrounding the central aperture, the reverse is concave.
3 3/8, 2 7/8 and 2 1/8 in. (8.7, 7.3 and 5.5 cm.) long, two boxes
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