• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    THREE SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    One well carved as a young boy kneeling beside a double gourd and with a ribbon-tied disc on his back, the softly polished stone with traces of russet color; one a boy standing beside a recumbent stag with a lingzhi sprig in its mouth; the third boy carrying a stem of lingzhi on his shoulders
    1 7/8, 1 7/8 and 2 in. (4.8, 4.8 and 5.1 cm.) (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Exhibited

    Boy with double gourd: Children in Chinese Art, China Institute, New York, 26 January - 2 March 1991.