London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
Two Chinese white jade archer's rings, 18th and later
the first carved with a silk-weave pattern, the creamy white stone with areas of russet inclusions to the rim; the second carved with roundels enclosing characters reserved on a silk-weave ground, the stone of grey-white tone -- max. 1 5/16in. (3.3cm.) diam. (2)
Purchased from Robert D. Thompson, Hong Kong, on 3 January 1977.
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