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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 371

    A celadon jade model of a crane, 19th century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A celadon jade model of a crane, 19th century
    the bird seated, its head turned to one side, holding in its long pointed beak a spray bearing two fruiting peach blossoms -- 3 5/8in. (9.3cm.) wide; and a celadon jade brush rest, 19th century, of rectangular form, the ends scrolling beneath the body, the surface carved with four concave lobes -- 3 1/8in. (8cm.) wide. (2)


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