Qing Dynasty, Jadeite plaque, 清翠玉珮L.8cm

1310121007522223With the Ruyi ( -as you wish) at the center, phoenix, lotus and peach on both sides, this
jadeite have 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. Ruyi in Chinese is a good result, according to one’s wish. Phoenix means noble female. Lotus means abundant of offspring. Peach means longevity. Antiquity evidences are differential weathering and cleaving vein. Refractive index has been tested with in house GIA Duplex II Refractometer. Reading: 1.66

Appraisal Indexes:

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