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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    A GREENISH-YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A MONKEY

    LATE MING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    A GREENISH-YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A MONKEY
    LATE MING DYNASTY
    The animal carved sitting upright with its legs crossing at the front, its head resting on the hands folded above the knees, the facial expression and ears subtly outlined, the well polished stone of greenish-yellow tone with attractive russet and light brown inclusions
    2 in. (5 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. C34, p. 107