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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1572

    A PALE CELADON JADE 'RAM AND BOY' GROUP

    Price Realised  

    A PALE CELADON JADE 'RAM AND BOY' GROUP
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The flattened pebble carved to depict a young boy with a smiling expression seated on the back of a ram, one hand holding onto the reins whilst the other is supporting a ruyi over his shoulder suspending a musical stone and a tasselled double fish, the stone of slightly tinted tone suffused with splashes of russet
    6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20 May 1986. lot 190


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.173


    Exhibited

    Christie's New York, March 13-26, 2001
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004