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Lot 6813
Carved to imitate an archaic axe-blade with an openwork medallion of stylized taotie mask to the center, above inscribed Imperial poem composed by Qianlong Emperor in regular script, surmounted on the top with a pair of phoenix flanking the rectangular axe handle, all suspended on a hardwood stand. Qing Dynasty Qianlong period.

Height: 17 in (43.2 cm) Length: 12 1/4 in (31.1 cm) Width: 6 in (15.2 cm)

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A WHITE JADE CARVED AND INSCRIBED AXE PLAQUE

Estimate $3,800 - $6,800Jun 22