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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 120

    A CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BIRD AND CLAM, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON JADE CARVING OF A BIRD AND CLAM, 18TH CENTURY
    the bird flattened along the top of the slender edge of the large clam shell, the body of the shell in russet tones sympathetically using the natural coloured inclusions; and a deep celadon and russet carving of a mouse, 18th Century, the small animal lying recumbent, its head between its feet, the tail carved in relief -- 2 5/8in. (6.6cm.) wide max. (2)


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