A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later
Lot 3001
A group of seven jade plaques
18th century and later
Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium
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A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later A group of seven jade plaques 18th century and later
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Jade and Hardstone Carvings

Property of General and Mrs. John K. Singlaub, acquired in China, 1946-1949
A group of seven jade plaques
18th century and later
The first a mottled gray-green plaque of rounded rectangular form, deeply undercut as a dragon stalking through flowering lotus within a pearl border, the reverse deeply hollowed but summarily finished (chipped); a set of four rectangular plaques from an official's belt, each of pale greenish-white hue and fronted with a coiled composite beast, two plaques hollowed with a transverse rectangular opening and a descending dragon head with drill hole, one plaque with hollowed transverse opening and the fourth reversed with a hook tab facing a hollowed vertical bar; the sixth a greenish-white belt ornament of two reticulated dragons hanging from a rectangular bar fronted with foliage and drilled with a transverse circular opening; the seventh a gray-green plaque of rounded rectangular form, deeply undercut with gourd vines and butterflies, the reverse deeply hollowed and smoothly finished (small hairline crack).
1 1/2 to 3 3/8in (4 to 8.5cm) long
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