16 September 2016
AN UNUSUAL GREYISH-GREEN JADE DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM CLOCK AND BRONZE STAND
THE JADE PLAQUE 18TH-19TH CENTURY
The flat plaque is carved as a double gourd borne on a leafy, fruiting vine that forms a loop at the top and continues around the sides. The center of the lower bulb is inset with a clock with pierced green jade clock face surrounded by enameled numbers, the upper bulb is carved on each side with a da (great) character. The bronze stand is of conforming shape.
12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high with stand
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