A Chinese jade bi disc
A Chinese jade bi disc. Qing dynasty period. 19th century or earlier. Surmounted with a finely carved openwork scrolling dragon and phoenix, the reverse of the bi embellished with incised scrolling monsters faces, the stone of an even translucent celadon tone. 4.8 in (12.2 cm) diameter. Provenance: Formerly in the Alexander Taylor collection.
Auction Date: September 2013