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New Year Special Auction Event Day 3

Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1266

(4) CHINESE CARVED & PIERCED JADE PLAQUES

Estimate: $150 - $350

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(lot of 4) Chinese carved jade double-sided plaques, celadon green coloration, including: (1) pierced double fish plaque, (1) pierced moth above shuangxi (double happiness) character, (1) dragon and phoenix framing a rectangular plaque carved in relief with bat and peach branch, reverse with vase and ruyi scepter, (1) plaque shaped as an archaic style ritual blade with incised lines, surmounted by a carved and pierced mythical beast; largest: approx 3.5"l, 1 7/8"w, 197.7 grams total **Provenance: From the estate of Leslie and Angelyn Smith, Austin, Texas** Start Price: $100.00

Condition

1.2.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1266: I note varying natural inclusions throughout, the longevity plaque with peach has a minute chip to the lower corner of carved phoenix; one side of the fish plaque has a small chip above the tail; the blade-form jade has some minute chips to the ledge beast sits upon; the double happiness plaque also with several minute chips to edges

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