6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 8,125
A GROUP OF DEEP CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS, 17TH/18TH CENTURY AND LATER
comprising a greyish celadon rectangular inkstone, with incised foliate decoration to the border, within a fitted wood box; a carved pebble jade depicting a ying-yang symbol amongst incised cloud scrolls; a tall square sectioned cong; and a very small figure of Shoulao holding a staff -- the jade inkstone, 4in. (10.2cm.) long. (4)
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From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.