19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
A GREYISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE GROUP OF THE STAR GODS
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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