A Chinese jade plaque,
Ming dynasty (1368-1644), pierced and carved with a shou character between two confronting rabbits in a shaped panel against a scroll ground,
9.2cm long, associated wood stand, overall 9.6cm long (2)
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Sold for £10,000
Very minor surface scratches to jade. Minute chips to edges. One small chip to the top border.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Fri, 14th May 2021
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