19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A SMALL WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO SEATED MONKEYS
Well carved as an adult monkey holding a fruiting peach branch over its shoulder while the younger grasps both arms of the adult, the white stone with a few tiny spots of russet color and softly polished
1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high
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