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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 1564

    A RUSSET TINTED WHITE JADE GROUP OF TWIN CATFISH

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSET TINTED WHITE JADE GROUP OF TWIN CATFISH
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Intricately carved in the round, the intertwined catfish are nibbling at a stalk of lotus and another of lingzhi, the stone of tinted white tone, with splashes of russet and areas of amber surface inclusions, which highlight the curling stems
    4¾ in (12.1 cm.) long, stand


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    Provenance

    The Duchess of Argyll
    John Sparks Ltd., London


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.190


    Exhibited

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