26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A SMALL WHITE AND DARK GREY JADE CARVING OF A BOY
Well carved from the white area of the stone with a boy lying beside a lotus leaf and bud while holding the pod in his hands, the lingzhi heads on the underside of dark grey color
2 in. (5 cm.) long
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