Asian Art

October 2429, 2020
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LOT 37

Lot 37

A White Jade 'Melon and Butterfly' Carving, Qing Dynasty

A White Jade 'Melon and Butterfly' Carving, Qing Dynasty
Lot 37 Details
A White Jade 'Melon and Butterfly' Carving, Qing Dynasty

清 白玉雕'瓜瓞绵绵'佩

length 2.4 in — 6.2 cm

Estimate $1,000-$2,000

Realised: $1,920
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Acquired through descent from a Toronto family
来源: 多伦多家族遗产

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minor chips along the leaves; overall in good condition; 叶子边缘有小缺,整体品相完好

LOT 37

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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