The Property of a Gentleman (lots 586-594)
A white jade 'egret' belt plaque
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.
HK$ 40,000 - 60,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,700
£3,400 - 5,100
Chinese Works of Art
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