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Lot 27: CELADON JADE INK SLAB IN WOODEN BOX
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The nephrite jade carved into shape of tapered baluster, with ruyi shape head, the body shallow carved to created ink well. Reverse side carved in relief with two magpie borne toward centralized Shou medallion amidst scrolling ruyi clouds above leaping fish within cresting wavy waters. The carving is superb, the nephrite jade shows pale-celadon color with russet inclusions. The jade ink slab fitted unto carved hardwood box with compromising lid.
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Dimensions: Dimension: (jade): 114.3mm H x 88.9mm W Weight: 304.8g
Date: Qing Dynasty