15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A pale celadon jade model of an archaistic duck, Qianlong (1736-1795)
carved standing, with flattened geometrically angled beak bearing a leafing lotus bud that rests upon its back, the wings embellished with c-scrolls and incised key-fret borders -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) wide.
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