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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 266

    A SMALL WHITE JADE CARVING OF LI TIEGUAI

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL WHITE JADE CARVING OF LI TIEGUAI
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The immortal dressed in long, flowing robes and shown seated with arms crossed resting on a large double gourd, his crutch attached to his belt at his back, his mustache and beard finely rendered beneath thick eyebrows, his long hair well carved and parted in front beneath a narrow headband and terminating in small curls
    1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CALIFORNIA COLLECTOR