Lot 117

A large Chinese jade pendant

Description:

A large Chinese jade pendant. Probably 19th century. Carved in the form of a gui combined with a bi disc and surmounted with scrolling chilongs carved and incised in high relief, diving and emerging from clouds, the underside embellished with incised and raised linked C-scrolls to the bi enclosed within an incised border and with further incised patterns and decoration depicting mythical beasts to the gui, the stone of a translucent pale celadon tone with vertical russet veins. 11.5 in (29.3 cm) length. Provenance: Formerly in the Alexander Taylor collection

Auction Date: September 2013

Estimate:

£1500 - £2500

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