Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier
Lot 3004
Four jade plaques and one buckle
Republic period or earlier
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier Four jade plaques and one buckle Republic period or earlier
Lot Details
Jade and Hardstone Carvings

Property of General and Mrs. John K. Singlaub, acquired in China, 1946-1949
Four jade plaques and one buckle
Republic period or earlier
Including one plaque of thin circular section depicting a flower basket carved in stone of gray-green hue; one plaque of thin ovoid section reticulated with two chilong atop a stylized double gourd-shaped archaistic object, the stone of gray green hue; one plaque of slightly rounded rectangular section depicting an archaistic bell or axe beneath lion dogs carved in stone of dark gray green hue (drilled); one plaque of rounded rectangular section, one side carved with facing dragons above a recluse near riverside villa and the reverse with similar dragons above a seven-character inscription with the seals zhen and wan,the stone of whitish gray hue; a two-section belt buckle of curving rectangular sections with archaistic geometric patterns and connected by a hook rendered as a stylized beast head, the stone of gray green hue (bruising and minute chips).
5in (12.6cm) length of buckle;
2 3/4in (7cm) length of longest pendant
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