06-02-2011 06-03-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2549B Boston
June 2, 2011 06:00 PMCalender
985

Jade Book

$10,413$8,500
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2549B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 04, 2011 9:00AM

Description:

Jade Book, China, consisting of eight inscribed jade leaves, each of rectangular form, the front and back cover incised and gilt-decorated on one side with a pair of sinuous dragons contending a flaming pearl amidst billowy clouds, the back incised and gilt-decorated with inscriptions with Qianlong seal, and "Shu Annan Shi Mo Shi Ji" (Writing to Record the Event of Annan) as the title to the front, the other six leaves incised and gilded with characters to both sides, the stone of spinach green color, 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

N.B. A similar lot was sold at Sotheby's New York, Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, March 23, 2011, Lot 705.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Jade Book, China