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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 432

    THREE JADE THUMB RINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    THREE JADE THUMB RINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Each carved in shallow relief, one with a horse standing under the crescent moon in a continuous landscape with a pavilion and pine tree, a four-character inscription in seal script reading duli chaoguang (the sanctity of the laws and discipline of the Imperial court), the stone of even white tone; one with three rams (san yang) standing beneath the sun in a mountainous landscape, the stone of greyish-white tone with some pale russet mottling; and one carved with two figures in a boat in a continuous mountainous landscape, the pale grey stone with russet mottling
    1 3/16, 1 1/8 and 1 1/16 in. (2.9, 2.7 and 2.6 cm.) high (3)


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