Qing Dynasty, Jadeite Plaque, H.7.5 cm, W. 5cm, T.0.5cm With bergamot
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 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 evidences are differential weathering and cleaving vein.
- quality of jade: 10
- rareness: 9
- historical and cultural significance: 8
- workmanship: 10
- condition: 10