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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1570

    A FINE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The small pebble is finely carved in the round to depict a young boy, eyes closed as if sleeping reclining comfortably against a large lotus leaf, his hands tucked beneath his head while clutching a long lotus stem beside his feet, the stone of even white tone with an area of russet skin highlighting the carving
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss, Hong Kong


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.181


    Exhibited

    Christie's New York, March 13-26, 2001
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004