Lot 156 (Asian Art, 17th May 2019)

A Chinese jade seal

A Chinese jade seal,
Qianlong or later, of square form, the top carved with two chilong above waves, the base with a four-character inscription in seal script in intaglio, 'Qianlong Yubi' (In the Imperial Hand of Qianlong), some details stained to resemble excavated jade, the stone in a greyish white tone,
5.5cm square
4.5cm high

清乾隆或更晚 玉雕螭龙纹《乾隆御笔》印章

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Sold for £8,000

Condition report

No obvious fault. The four Chinese characters in the base are probably later carved.


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The auction details are as follows:

Auction: Asian Art, 17th May 2019


Sworders Auctioneers, 15 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ

10 May 2019, 11am - 6pm
11 May 2019, 11am - 8.30pm
12 May 2019, 11am - 5pm
13 May 2019, 11am - 5pm

Stansted Auction Rooms, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE

15 May 2019, 9am - 5pm
16 May 2019, 9am - 5pm

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