The Property of a Gentleman (lots 586-594)
A pair of rectangular white jade 'archaistic' plaques
Western Zhou dynasty
Each of slender rectangular form with carefully worked edges with minor perforations, delicately incised on one side with the profile of a pair of confronting archaistic bird heads in mirror image, the translucent stone of a pale green color slightly mottled with natural veining and opaque white inclusions.
Each 4.9cm high. (2).