Lot 18    

Chinese Jade Openwork Plaque
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese. A pale celadon openwork rectangular plaque with a five-clawed full-face dragon surrounded by densely packed foliage. Unmarked; lg. 3 in. (7.8 cm).

Provenance:  
Purchased 6/1/1971 from G.T. Marsh & Co., San Francisco, CA.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  
Adhered to frame. Minor chips and hairlines. Some wear to edges.

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