Lot 58. An archaistic agate huang, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.
The ornament is incised to each side with stylised scroll motifs and is pierced at either end with a circular aperture. The stone is of a rich dark orange tone with some streaked inclusions.