A rare engraved jade plaque from Khotan. Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo Czerny's

Rectangular shape, probably part on a jade Imperial book; finely incised and gilt on both sides with hand writings in italics in style of Wang XiZhi; light green jade verging on semi-opaque blue. 11 x 23,5 cm. Estimate 1800.00 | 2000.00 €

Compare with a similar but complete set of plaques sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 april 2007. Lot 601          

Note: A set of jade plaques with similar writing was attributed to the hand of Qianlong, today kept in the Museum of Nanjing. RefThe Treasures of the Nanjing Museum" pag. 39 n. 34. 

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