• 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 117

    TWO SMALL WHITE JADE ANIMAL CARVINGS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SMALL WHITE JADE ANIMAL CARVINGS
    18TH CENTURY
    One a recumbent dog with head turned backwards towards the long tail flicked up onto its rear haunches, with areas of pale russet color; the other carved as two recumbent animals separated by openwork stems of lingzhi that they grasp in their mouths
    1 5/8 and 1¾ in. (4.1 and 4.4 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Private American collection, acquired in the 1960s-1970s


    Pre-Lot Text

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