A white jade 'biyi tongxin' plaque Mid Qing dynasty
Lot 196
A white jade 'biyi tongxin' plaque Mid Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 81,250 (US$ 10,477) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 190-205)
A white jade 'biyi tongxin' plaque
Mid Qing dynasty
Of rectangular form, worked on each side with a pair of mandarin ducks, one side in flight and the other with swimming in a pond, both sides worked with with two characters, together forming the auspicious four-character phrase, all surmounted by a dragon finial at the top.
4.7cm long.

Footnotes

  • 清中期 白玉雕比翼同心掛牌

    Biyi tongxin is an auspicious phrase for couples, symbolising perfect harmony.
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