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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE CARVINGS, 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR JADE CARVINGS, 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    comprising a pale celadon jade model of a Buddhistic lion with its young, wood stand; a celadon and russet jade carving of a qilin with a book amongst clouds, wood stand; a greyish celadon jade model of a recumbent tree shrew, wood stand; and a white jade carving of boys playing a drum, wood stand -- the first, 2¼in. (5.7cm.) wide. (4)


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    Provenance

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