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Nephrite Jade Plaque

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2885B
Lot:
138
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Nephrite Jade Plaque, China, rectangular with lobed notches to edges, decorated with a Daoist landscape on one side and a calligraphy work on the other, both in a rectangular cartouche bordered with archaic scroll bands, all details in bas-relief, pale celadon stone with translucent white inclusions, 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.
Estimate $100-200

in excellent condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jade Plaque, Cartouche, Celadon, Chinese culture, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Nephrite, Tang dynasty, China

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