Lot 22: Qing Dynasty Treasure: Largest Jade Seal of Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795)
October 29, 2016
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Description: This is a very important Qianlong Emperor's (1736-1795) white jade seal. It is the largest Qianlong Emperor's personal seal. This seal appears on many of his major painting collections. It is carved with four character marks meaning 'Read and Inspected by Qianlong'. The top surface has carved with nine dragons. The numeral 'nine' in Chinese represents the Emperor.
Condition Report: Stain mark on seal surface.
Dimensions: Face area 4 3/4 in. X 4 3/4 in., H 2 3/8 in.