A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions

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Lot 5041
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions

Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

12 Mar 2013, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Property from the Tacoma Art Museum
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
The first of rectangular profile and reticulated and finished to both side as long-tailed phoenixes above and below a central roundel with movable floral medallion, the off-white matrix showing spots of pale russet (loss to movable medallion); the second of triangular profile reticulated and carved to both sides with vegetal scrolls and opposing fabulous beasts surrounding a bi disk with taotie mask decoration centered by a movable floral medallion, the matrix of translucent off-white hue (small chips); the third a circular plaque reticulated and carved to both sides as two butterflies surrounding a central ring surrounding a floriform movable roundel, the opaque off-white matrix displaying icy white and pale russet inclusions (tiny chips).
3, 3 1/8 and 2 1/2in (7.5, 8 and 6.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gift of Colonel John and Mrs. Mary Young
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A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
A group of three reticulated jade plaques with movable center medallions
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