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A PAIR OF JADEITE BI AND GILT-SILVER EAR-PENDANTS
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A PAIR OF JADEITE BI AND GILT-SILVER EAR-PENDANTS

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A PAIR OF JADEITE BI AND GILT-SILVER EAR-PENDANTS
QING DYNASTY

Each jadeite disc with dense parallel brilliant emerald green streaks to the glassy green ground, suspended from a gold earhook designed as a pair of confronted dragons contesting a pearl

Jadeite bi 24.71 x 2.73 and 24.95 x 2.69 mm.
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The jadeite bi is the most popular form of earring in the Qing dynasty, both among the Hans and the Manchus.

US$50,000-75,000

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