15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A GROUP OF FOUR JADE CARVINGS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
comprising a grey celadon and black jade carving of boys playing a drum; a russet celadon and black jade model of a seated qilin, wood stand; a grey celadon and russet jade carving of a boy riding a qilin, wood stand; and a grey celadon and black model of a cockerel, wood stand -- the first, 2¾in. (7.2cm.) wide. (4)
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From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.