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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 464

    THREE WHITE JADE THUMB RINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE WHITE JADE THUMB RINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    One carved in shallow relief with an equestrian hunter in pursuit of a deer; one carved with plum blossoms, pine boughs and bamboo forming the 'Three Friends of Winter'; and one carved with four medallions set within rope-twist borders containing the character xi (happiness), all reserved on a pierced diaper pattern, each thumb ring carved from translucent stone of even tone
    Each approx. 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high (3)


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