20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY FROM THE RENDE ZHAI COLLECTION
A WHITE JADE PLUME HOLDER
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The tubular holder has a loop at one end and a flat top carved with a bat above a four-character inscription, zhi ri gao sheng, flanked by two dragons.
Plume holder 3 in. (7.7 cm.) long
The Rende Zhai (House of Benevolent Learning) Collection, 1949-1970s, in the United States before 1990.
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The inscription, zhi ri gao sheng, expresses a 'wish for speedy promotion'.
Please note that the quantity in the catalogue is published as 5, the lot holds one item only.
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