19 September 2013
A WHITE JADE SHAPED PENDANT
The pendant is carved in low relief on one side with a leafy branch bearing two pomegranates below a small pierced panel and three ruyi-shaped clouds repeated on the reverse above lingzhi-shaped vapor. The semi-translucent stone is of even color.
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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