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TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS

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Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,200
Price realised:  US$8,125
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TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS
18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE THUMB RINGS 18TH/19TH CENTURY Both well carved in shallow relief, one with three scholars in a boat, a fourth man steering the craft toward a pavilion on the shore, the scene set beneath overhanging cliffs, a pine tree and the crescent moon, the translucent stone of white tone with russet mottling; the other with a scene of two horses in a landscape beneath a willow tree, the stone of pale greenish-white tone with some russet flecks 15/16 and 1 in. (2.3 and 2.5 cm.) high (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Date of the auction: 18 Mar 2009
Address: Christie's
18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center