19 September 2013
A WHITE JADE OPENWORK FINIAL
JIN/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
The domed finial is carved in openwork with two egrets standing amidst the intertwining stems of lotus plants and sagittaria. The flat base is pierced with four small holes for attachment.
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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