26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A SMALL WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CAT GROUP
Carved as a recumbent cat and kitten, a prunus branch on one side highlighted by remains of the dark russet skin
1 5/8 in. (4 cm.) across
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Both the cat and prunus tree represent old age, and together form the rebus meishou (May you be blessed with longevity).
Ashkenazi & Co., San Francisco, 1984.
Chinese Jade: The Image from Within, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1985 - 1986, no. 219.
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