• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2015

    A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF AN IMMORTAL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF AN IMMORTAL
    MING DYNASTY, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    The figure depicted mid-stride holding a peach to the fore in his right hand, in his left hand a sack which rests of his shoulders, his voluminous robes tied at the waist with a bow, with finely incised details to the hair, face, sack and robes
    3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Spink & Son, 1987


    Literature

    Sydney L. Moss, Between Heaven and Earth, London, no. 42