• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 168

    A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A PEACH AND BATS GROUP

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A PEACH AND BATS GROUP
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    Well carved as two peaches issuing from a high-relief openwork leafy branch and with two bats perching on the edge, the gnarled branch naturalistically carved with knots and leaves, the softly polished stone of even pale celadon tone and with fine milky-white striations
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Purchased from Messrs. Bluett & Sons in July 1980.
    The Plesch Collections (Hs14).