Asian Art

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LOT 12

Lot 12

A White Jade 'Butterfly' Plaque, Qing Dynasty

A White Jade 'Butterfly' Plaque, Qing Dynasty
Lot 12 Details
A White Jade 'Butterfly' Plaque, Qing Dynasty

清 白玉透雕蝴蝶佩

Finely carved in openwork with a large butterfly confronting a flower surrounded by layered intertwining scrolls, the stone of even white tone with small areas of faint mottling, on a carved wood stand
jade 2.5 x 3.4 x 0.2 in — 6.3 x 8.7 x 0.5 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A White Jade 'Butterfly' Plaque, Qing Dynasty
  • A White Jade 'Butterfly' Plaque, Qing Dynasty


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LOT 12

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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