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    Sale 12171

    Dongxi Studio- Important Chinese Jade and Hardstone Carvings from a Distinguished Private Collection

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 963

    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY

    18TH-19TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY
    18TH-19TH CENTURY
    The boy is shown standing with knees bent and holding the stem of a lotus flower and leaf over his right shoulder as he looks to the left. He wears a belted tunic over loose pants, and his hair is worn in two topknots. The stone is opaque and shades from white to pale russet.
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Lempertz, Germany, 31 May 1988, lot 629.


    Literature

    Nicole De Bisscop, Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, Brussels, 1995, p. 90, no. 51.


    Exhibited

    Chinese Jade and Scroll Paintings from the Dongxi Collection, Kredietbank Gallery, Brussels, 25 October - 17 December 1995; Kredietbank Luxembourg, 1 February - 13 April 1996, no. 51.