• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE PENDANT

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

    Price Realised  

    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE PENDANT
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    Well carved in high relief from the blackish areas of the stone on each side with a cicada alighted on a peapod and leaf pendent from an openwork stem which are carved from the semi-translucent white areas of the stone
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long, leather box


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    Provenance

    Desmond Gure Collection, 1968.


    Literature

    F. Davis, Chinese Jade, London, 1944, pl. 18.


    Exhibited

    Chinese Jade, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 14 April - 9 June 1948, no. 219 (not illustrated).
    The Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 26 May - 2 July 1964, pl. 130, no. 405.