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


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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

Condition:

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
$16,800
03/24/2018

 

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