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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 418

    A RARE GREENISH-YELLOW AND BROWN JADE FIGURE OF A FOREIGNER

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE GREENISH-YELLOW AND BROWN JADE FIGURE OF A FOREIGNER
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Well carved from a somewhat flatish pebble with a bearded foreigner wearing a conical hat and a long-sleeved tunic tied with a wide sash around the waist over a buttoned shirt, with his left arm bent behind his head as his holds a brocade ball to tease the young lion climbing up his right leg, the greenish-yellow stone with brown markings
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

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