Lot 5073: A WHITE JADE GOLD-WIRE GEMS INLAID QUATREFOIL WASHER
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Of quatrefoil section with flared sides rising from recessed base, carved in openwork with floral shaped handle suspending with loose ring to both sides, embellished on top of handle with gilt-wire ground enclosing precious gems as flower and leaves, the interior base with similar design of flower blossom flanked by two birds in flight. The stone is of smooth even white tone. Qing Dynasty Qianlong period.
Dimensions: Height: 2 in (5.1 cm) Length: 9 1/2 in (24.1 cm)