1 May 2001
This lot is offered without a reserve
A JADEITE-INLAID HARDSTONE PLAQUE
Of rectangular shape with rounded sides, the large white hardstone plaque inlaid with a jadeite plaque of bright green colour mottled with emerald green, the concave underside unpolished and with pierced apertures for attachment (minute nicks), 18th/19th century, 11 x 10 x 13 cm.
With certificate JC21477 dated 22 March 2001 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited stating that the jadeite is natural colour, no polymer is detected
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