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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A BOY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A BOY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    carved as leaning on a case of books, holding a vase and a spray of lingzhi fungus, wood stand; and a spinach group of a seated camel and rider, finely carved wearing a Mongolian costume and holding a jar on his hands -- The first, 2 5/8in. (6.7cm.) long. (2)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s C36, D19, p. 108 and 131.