Qing Dynasty Jadeite Plaque w/Bergamot

c0-1Qing Dynasty, Jadeite Plaque, H.7.5 cm, W. 5cm, T.0.5cm. With bergamot on the top and the Ruyi ( -as you wish) at the bottom, this jadeite has been applied open work and low relief carving techniques with mastery workmanship. A jadeite plaque with an auspicious motif is very popular in the Qing Dynasty. The Chinese translation of bergamot has the meaning of the hand of Buddha to imply good luck. Ruyi in Chinese is a good result, according to one’s wish. To wear this jadeite plaque, you will have good luck and everything according to your wish. Antiquity evidence is differential weathering and cleaving vein.

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 10
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 8
  4. workmanship: 10
  5. size:7
  6. condition: 10

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