A fine very pale green jade plaque 18th/19th century
Lot 207
A fine very pale green jade plaque
18th/19th century
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,399) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine very pale green jade plaque 18th/19th century
Lot Details
A fine very pale green jade plaque
18th/19th century
Finely carved with figures by the riverside and on a sampan, within a mountainous landscape with a willow tree and a pavilion, the other side with a three-line inscription.
5.5cm (2 1/8in) long

Footnotes

  • 十八/十九世紀 青玉雕山水人物圖牌

    The inscription reads:

    一帆雲作伴,
    千里月相隨

    This can be translated as:

    the clouds are our companions,
    for a thousand miles the moon follows


    which is a couplet from the late Tang poem 'Composed while travelling south on the Fuyang river' 南游富陽江中作 by Wei Zhuang 韋莊 (836?-910).
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