A rare grey-white jade openwork 'dragon' plaque Song/ Yuan Dynasty
Lot 13
A rare grey-white jade openwork 'dragon' plaque Yuan/ Ming Dynasty
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,037) inc. premium
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A rare grey-white jade openwork 'dragon' plaque
Yuan/ Ming Dynasty
The oval plaque finely carved with a writhing dragon amidst foliage, carved in profile looking towards the left, its mouth agape, the body with cross-hatched scales, the stone of grey-white tone, all set within a white-metal buckle.
8.7cm (3⅜in) wide

Footnotes

  • Compare a similarly carved dragon, but without upper body scales, attributed to the Song Dynasty, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Jadeware (II), Hong Kong, 1995, pl.62.
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