• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 221

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE PENDANT, 18TH CENTURY
    carved and pierced with a Shuangxi (Double Happiness) character below three ruyi-head motifs, an elegant deer is carved in high relief to the celadon and russet surface, the reverse side of the character in plain celadon jade -- 2 7/8in. (7.2cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.