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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 459

    A GREYISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE GROUP OF THE STAR GODS

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREYISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE GROUP OF THE STAR GODS
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The three Daoist immortals shown standing in front of a pierced background of a pine tree and rocks, Shouxing (god of Longevity) shown holding a staff hung with a gourd and accompanied by a deer, Luxing (god of Affluence) shown holding a ruyi scepter and Fuxing (god of Happiness) holding a spring of lingzhi fungus, the two latter immortals dressed as officials, the greyish-white stone with some russet markings and added russet coloring
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) long, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Christie's, Hong Kong, 13 January 1987, lot 307.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY