A fine and rare Imperial white jade archaistic disc, bi, with the original box
Jiaqing, the box cyclically dated Xinwei year corresponding to AD 1811 and of the period
Finely carved and pierced in openwork as an archaistic bi disc surmounted by a pair of confronted phoenix beneath a ruyi-head motif, the disc enclosing four seal characters chang yi zi sun (benefit for sons and grandsons forever) in four directions flanked by two pairs of phoenix, the stone of even white tone, inscribed box. 13cm (5in) long (3).
- This lot has been withdrawn