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Nephrite Jade Dragon Buckle

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Nephrite Jade Dragon Buckle, China, mounted on a woodwork stand, the buckle with a dragon-head hook and an openwork chilong on the belly, pale celadon stone with white inclusions, the wood stand inlaid with silver filaments and jadeite and hardstone flowers, a hole on one side, plain back, overall ht. 6 5/8, jade buckle ht. 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good condition with remnants of glue around inlays.


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 Dragon, Buckle, Celadon, Chinese culture, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Nephrite, Openwork, Pottery, Shades of green, Visual arts, China

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