• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1145

    THREE SMALL HARDSTONE CARVINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE SMALL HARDSTONE CARVINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    One a green beryl carving of the Hehe Erxian, one holding a scroll, the other a box; one a carnelian agate group of a seated boy dangling a ball from his left hand while holding a ribbon-tied scroll in the right, a dog seated to the side tugging on the ribbon; and a clear, black and moss green crystal carving of two mushrooms
    1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high, 2 3/8 and 1 5/8 in. (6 and 4.1 cm.) long, one wood stand (3)


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    Provenance

    Mushroom carving: acquired in Hong Kong in 1984.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO