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Nephrite Jade Pendant

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
454
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Nephrite Jade Pendant, China, rectangular form with lobed edges, decorated with three carved lambs and a bat on one side, the top surmounted with a carved ruyi cloud design, with a knotted string with a russet glass bead, with a box with G.T. Marsh mark to the cover interior, pendant ht. 2 3/8, wd. 1 1/2 in.

Provenance: Acquired from G.T. Marsh & Co., San Francisco, by a friend of Lucien Marsh, and then by family descent to the current New England owner.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good 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

Lucien Marsh, Jade Pendant, China, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Glass beadmaking, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Nephrite, Ruyi, Visual arts

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