21 March 2013
A YELLOWISH JADE PHOENIX-FORM PLAQUE
The flattened openwork plaque is carved on both sides as a phoenix with backward-turned head and curled tail feathers. The semi-translucent stone is of warm yellowish color with some opaque buff markings on the edge of one wing and tail feather.
3 3/16 in. (8.2 cm.) high
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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