Lot 5029: A WHITE JADE CARVED 'DRAGON' JADE SEAL
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The seal is modelled as one round seal adjoined with a square seal, the top surmounted with five ferocious crouching chilong with bulging eyes and mane, the square seal face deeply and finely carved with four character reading Qianlong Yu shang; the round seal finely carved with four character reading Xin Tian Zhu Ren. The stone is of smooth white tone with minor russet inclusions. Qing Dynasty period.
Provenance: Private collection, Los Angeles
Dimensions: Height: 3 7/8 in (9.8 cm) Width: 2 3/4 in (7 cm)