• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2037

    A JADEITE LINGZHI HAIRPIN

    Price Realised  

    A JADEITE LINGZHI HAIRPIN
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Naturalistically carved as a lingzhi spray, the gracefully arched stem detailed with aged knots and to one side with a ruyi-shaped fungus, below an upturned ruyi terminal at one end, the translucent stone of even light apple-green tone
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection