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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 1571

    A FINE WHITE JADE HEHE ERXIAN GROUP

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    Estimate

    A FINE WHITE JADE HEHE ERXIAN GROUP
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Kneeling side-by-side, each figure is modelled with a rounded face and a smiling expression, grasped in the right hand of one boy is a bundle of long stemed lotus extending over his right shoulder, his left hand resting on his companion's shoulder, in observation of his twin who is playfully opening the lid of a circular wicker box, revealing a longtailed bird, the stone of a cream-white tone with areas of russet inclusions
    4 in. (10 cm.) long, stand


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    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.175


    Exhibited

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