March 24, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Fine Ming Jade Carved Belt Plaque With Dragon

Chinese, 14th/16th century, even colored pale celadon jade rectangular plaque with indented corners, expertly carved in high relief with five clawed dragon amongst scrolling foliage, body hollowed for attachment to belt, 2-7/8 x 2-7/8 x 7/8 in.

For a similar plaque, please refer to Christie’s Hong Kong, The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 28 May 2014, Lot 3549.

Provenance:Private Collection


inclusions in the stone on back, four small drilled mounting holes on back, some chips in dragon foliate section, small minute chipping around edges consistent with age and use

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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