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Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1261

4) CHINESE JADE FLORIFORM BUTTON & PENDANT 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 articles, including: (1) large floriform button, carved to the front with a bat, peach branches, and lingzhi mushrooms, surrounded by a band of ruyi heads, the reverse with swirling flower petals, approx 3 3/8"diam, (1) cicada-form pendant plaque, top carved with stylized head and wings detailed with incised lines, underside carved with abdomen and legs, approx 2.75"l, 1.75"w, (1) plaque shaped as an archaic style ritual blade, surmounted by a carved and pierced mythical beast, approx 3 1/8"l, 1 5/8"w, (1) small pendant plaque with two bats supporting a coin, approx 2.25"l, 1"w; 189.6 grams total **Provenance: From the estate of Leslie and Angelyn Smith, Austin, Texas** Start Price: $100.00

Condition

01.03.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1261: I note that all jades offered within this lot exhibit natural inclusions and variations to the stone; the cicada pendant has a minute hairline to the lower edge of the wing; and all retain legible carved designs and smooth contours<br><br>Click here for natural light images.<br><br>Detailed condition reports are not included in this catalog. For additional information, including condition reports, please utilize the ASK A QUESTION tab found in each lot. All lots are sold as is and where is. No statement regarding the age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Austin Auction Gallery does not give refunds. Austin Auction Gallery does not perform any shipping or packing services. We do have a list of suggested shippers who gladly provide quotes prior to your bidding. Please visit our webpage for a list of recommended shippers.

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