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Chinese jade 17C mounted on a mirror

Chinese jade 17C mounted on a mirror


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1700: Item # 1359384

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A Chinese jade plaque 17/18 C. very finely carved and pierced with precious objects e.g the canopy, endless knot etc.This reticulated example with its breathtaking virtuosity and delicate , meticulous detail is a fine example of earlier Chinese lapidary art. The stone is of greyish celadon hue with spots of whitish clouds and is set on the back of a hand mirror in a frame of gilt silver which is worked with a ground of filigree and multi colour enamel decoration. All is enhanced with semi precious stones mounts. The handle is of ivory. condition: very good, some age tarnish on the silver. size: overall 27 cm.