London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
AN INDIAN GREYISH CELADON JADE PLAQUE PENDANT, 17TH CENTURY
with a foliate edge, incised to the body with floral arabesque, a long horizontal pierced hole through the top rounded edge; a spinach green jade octagonal plaque pendant, incised to one side with a raised area of interlocking foliate designs, twin pierced holes to one edge of plaque, 17th Century; a Mughal pale celadon transluscent jade plaque of oval form with rounded edges, decorated in relief with a central flowerhead and scrolling foliage, 17th/18th Century; a Mughal style dagger with celadon jade horse head handle, 19th Century; and an Indian glass paper weight, 17th/18th Century -- the first, 3in. (7.5cm.) wide. (5)
S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969 no.s G2, G3, G14 p. 204 and 211.
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