Lot 94 of 168:
Chinese jade book  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Qing dynasty jade book from the Diamond Sutra
Author:
Place:
China
Publisher:
Date:
18th Century
Description:

8 leaves of double-sided carved green jade with gilt, with a decorative title-page on the first leaf and a rendering of Buddha on the final leaf, the remainder being fine carved Chinese calligraphy in archaistic script. The jade panels measure 15.2x6.7 cm (6x2¾"), set in silk covered wooden frames 22x14 cm (8¾x5½"). Overall 23x14.7 cm (9x5¾"), and wooden boards with carved Chinese lettering. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Mild rubbing and soil to boards; light wear around edges of jade tablets; near fine.
 
Item number:
315542
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