Lot 538: Antique Chinese Carved Agate Plaque
October 6, 2012
Cleveland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese, late 19th or early 20th century, the oval agate convex form carved in relief with a man leading a steer through stylized foliage with an exotic bird, inset in a carved wooden frame with stand. Plaque only (excluding frame) 2 7/8" x 3 3/4" x approx. 1 1/2". 5 1/2" x6 1/2" (including frame). Condition: some small chips and flakes to rim on verso, crack re-glued, crack to wooden frame. Provenance: Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr..