• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A LARGE GREYISH CELADON JADE DEER GROUP, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE GREYISH CELADON JADE DEER GROUP, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    carved as a stag and doe seated in opposing directions, their heads turned back upon themselves to gaze upon each other, the stags head slightly raised with twin antlers and open mouthed expression, one foreleg stretched out before him, the smaller doe, seated with her long legs tucked neatly beneath her body -- 9in. (22.8cm.) wide.


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    Provenance

    Michael B. Weisbrod inc, New York, label to base.