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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 794

    A MOTTLED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'MANDARIN DUCK' CARVING

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MOTTLED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'MANDARIN DUCK' CARVING
    19TH CENTURY
    The duck is carved seated upon a large lotus leaf, clasping a flowering lotus stem in its mouth. The stone is of a pale milky tone with creamy russet and mottled grey inclusions.
    2 ¾ in. (7 in.) wide


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    Provenance

    Private Canadian Collection, acquired prior to 1990.