19 September 2013
TWO SMALL WHITE JADE PENDANT PLAQUES
One of shaped outline is carved in low relief on one side with a prunus branch beside a jue, and on the reverse with a four-character seal, zeng nian yi shou (for longevity), all below ruyi-shaped clouds. The other rectangular plaque is carved on one side with a chilong, and on the reverse with a seated tiger, all below ruyi-shaped clouds. The stone of each is semi-translucent and of even tone.
1 13/16 and 1 5/8 in. (4.6 and 5.1 cm.) high (2)
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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