2082. An Archaistic Jade Sword Guard

Object description
AN ARCHAISTIC JADE SWORD GUARD, worked on the exterior with a dragon in relief on one side and a taotie on the reverse, the stone of a greyish tone with russet inclusions, modern 18 carat gold mounting marked Kaplan, length c. 6 cm

PROVENANCE: From a Swedish private collection, purchased during the 1970's and 1980's in Stockholm.