MAY ANTIQUE, JEWELLERY AND ART AUCTION Tuesday, 24 May 2022 - 10:00 AM start
An important Chinese Qing dynasty green-white jade shaped rectangular pendant plaque, 18th/19thC
Absentee bidding for this lot closes Tuesday, 24 May 9:00 AM (NZST)
one side is carved in low relief with two birds in mirrored stance, and on the reverse with an auspicious square four-character seal within an intaglio border, and above on both sides with a lingzhi panel. The semi-translucent stone is of even green-white colour. 57 x 48mm. Cf. 15 similar pendant plaques in the Lizzadro Collection sold at Christies NY, 2013. Provenance: Purchased by our vendor from Ada Lum Antiques in the Mandarin Hotel Hong Kong in 1973 reputedly for equivalent NZ$5000.