Estimate: $650 - $800
An impressive large Chinese jade court seal, modelled as a stylised squat animal upon the substantial tablet, uncut, pierced with suspension cord, medium dark tone with pale highlight, soft polished finish. 128 x 128 x 105mm. Note : This seal is the same form and honouring the historic Kangxi sandalwood seal sold by Sotheby's Hong Kong for $18.1m US in 2016, this seal was reported as 'the most important Chinese historical object ever to be offered at auction'. Newspaper cutting with this lot.