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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 457

    A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CARVING OF A RECUMBENT DUCK

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    A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CARVING OF A RECUMBENT DUCK
    The recumbent duck with head turned backwards while grasping a sprig of lingzhi in its angular, scrolled beak, with archaistic motifs carved on the neck, wings and sides of the upturned tail, the base flat
    4 in. (10 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Private American collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection