• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 318

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE MODEL OF A LONG TAILED BIRD

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE MODEL OF A LONG TAILED BIRD
    modelled seated on its legs tucked underneath the body, its head turned back grasping a fruiting peach spray in its beak -- 3½in. (9cm.) long, fitted box.


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    Provenance

    Private Collection.