A white jade 'egret' belt plaque Yuan dynasty
Lot 591
A white jade 'egret' belt plaque Yuan dynasty
HK$ 40,000 - 60,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,700

Lot Details
A white jade 'egret' belt plaque Yuan dynasty
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 586-594)
A white jade 'egret' belt plaque
Yuan dynasty
Exquisitely worked in reticulation with a central incurving lotus leaf, surrounded by four egrets feeding amidst lotus plants, all deeply undercut with a subsidiary background pattern of plant tendrils polished to a soft luster, the matrix tinged with ochre veins and natural fissure lines along the extremities.
8.2cm wide.

Footnotes

  • The egrets and lotus form the homophone lulu lianke, which bears the auspicious blessing of 'may you continuously pass your examinations'.

    元 白玉鏤雕一路連升圖橢圓形牌飾
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