8 November 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A SMALL MUGHAL GREEN JADE LEAF-SHAPED PLAQUE
Hollowed on one side, the other carved in shallow relief with a central flower radiating leafy stems, its coronna inset in gold and rubies, the stone of greyish-green tone and with some darker speckles, the rim bound in gold
2½ in. (5.7 cm.) long
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S. Howard Hansford, Jade. Essence of Hills and Streams, London, 1969, no. G18, p. 214.
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