15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A Celadon jade brushrest, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
carved in a long slender form with a pair of reclining deer flanking a spray of lingzhi before a pierced rocky outcrop -- 7½in. (19cm.) wide, wood stand.
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For similar examples, see Xue, Zhongguo Yuqi Shangjian, no. 674, p. 354; and Yu, Gems of Beijing Cultural Relics Series: Jades, no. 178, p.164.
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