15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A GROUP OF THREE WHITE JADE CARVINGS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
comprising a seated cat with incised eye detailing; a further cat with russet inclusions, its head turned back upon its body; and a monkey group carving, with two young clambering around its parent who sits holding a peach in its hands -- the first, 1¾in. (4.3cm.) wide, all with fitted wood stands. (3)
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S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s D77, D78, D80 p. 163.
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