6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 25,000
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A PALE CELADON JADE MODEL OF A DUCK, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
finely carved with its head sharply turned towards its back, clasping a leafy peony spray and standing on a gnarled branch, the wings with archaistic scrolls and delicately incised feathers -- 5½in. (14cm.) wide, fitted wood stand.
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