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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 420

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A FOREIGNER WITH A VASE

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL SMALL WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A FOREIGNER WITH A VASE
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Well carved in a kneeling position as he supports a large vase behind his back, with a long trailing sash draped over his shoulders to frame his naked torso, also wearing a skirt, bangles at his wrists and earrings, and a narrow band atop his hair, the stone of pale greenish-white color
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high, box and stand


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